George Holmes

Obituary of George Russell Holmes

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of George Russell Homes at the Glenbrook Lodge, St. John’s on Sunday, January 16, 2022 after a courageous battle with Parkinson’s.

He was predeceased by his parents; Ruth and Melville Holmes, mother and father-in-law Nellie and Frank Beeso and his beloved dog Neuf.

George is survived by his loving wife Helen (Beeso), three brothers: Jim, Gary and Ron, two sisters: Vera (Paul) Clark and Viola (Ron deceased) Desbien, brother-in-law Kevin (Stella) Beeso, many nieces, nephews, great nieces and nephews, many friends whom he cherished, as well as a circle of other relatives and friends.

Resting at Dunphy’s Funeral Home, Holyrood. Visitation will be held on Thursday, January 20, 2022 from 2:00 pm to 6:00 pm. As per Covid-19 Level 4 Restrictions, the Covid Passport and a Photo ID will be required to attend the Visitation and only one bubble will be permitted to enter the funeral home at a time.   

Due to the current situation with Covid-19, cremation will take place following the visitation and a celebration of George’s Life will be held at a later date.

No Flowers by request, if friends so desire, donations in George’s memory may be made to the Parkinson’s Society of Newfoundland, Childrens wish Foundation or a charity of one’s choice.

“Those asleep in the dust of the earth will awaken”  Daniel 12:2


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