Catherine Germaine Holmes
Catherine Germaine Holmes, age 85, of Elkton, MD, passed away Monday, July 4, 2016. Born in Lancaster, PA, on Oct. 23, 1930, she was the daughter of the late Henry E. and Elizabeth Sanders Leak.
Mrs. Holmes had been an instructional assistant with Cecil County Public Schools. Earlier in her life, Mrs. Holmes attended Jones Chapel and Maranatha Baptist Church and was a member of Janes United Methodist Church, Rising Sun, MD, for the past 35 years. Devoted to the Lord and her family, she was a scholar of the Bible. She was the family genealogist, an excellent cook, and superb seamstress who enjoyed gardening and traveling. Mrs. Holmes was a member of the Farmington Homemakers Club and Janes United Methodist Church Quilters.
Survivors include her children, Kenneth, Stanley, Nancy, David and Russell Holmes, all of Elkton, and Susan Holmes-Porter, Hagerstown, MD; sister, Lillian Jane Cebula, Elkton, MD; 15 grandchildren and 13 great grandchildren.
In addition to her parents, Mrs. Holmes was preceded in death by her husbands Irvin E. Holmes and Norman D. Holmes.
Funeral service will be held 11 a.m., Thursday, July 7 at Hicks Home for Funerals, 103 W. Stockton St., Elkton, where visitation will begin at 10 a.m. Interment will follow the service in Elkton Cemetery.
Flowers are appreciated but contributions may be made to Janes United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 242, Rising Sun, MD 21911.
hickshomeforfunerals.com a.m. on Monday morning, July 11 in the chapel of the Delaware Veterans Memorial Cemetery, 2465 Chesapeake City Road, Bear, DE.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Christiana United Methodist Church, at the address listed above.
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