March 17, 1937- October 23, 2013

Holmes Obit PhotoPeacefully surrounded by her family at Bluewater Health-Palliative Care, Patricia Marie (Dares Todd) Holmes passed away at the age of 76.  Beloved companion of Mr. Fred Morley.   Loving mother to Debbie (Bill), Derek (Yanli), Robert (Cindy), Heather (Allister), and “Special Mom” to Darlene.   Cherished “Grams” of Mandy-Lyn (David), Cassandra (Mike), Amber, Christopher (Nicole), Andrew, Melissa (Craig), Edna (Dylan), Clifford, Jennifer, Suzie and numerous great-grandchildren.   “Speacial Aunt” to Kaylea Lyn (Jody).   Loving sister-in-law to Phyllis “Sam” (Chuck), Louise (Ken), Dorothy (Ab) and Ruth Anne (David).  Predeceased by her parents Edna and James Todd, son Christopher, husband George and loving companion Bob.   Pat was a member of the Royal Canadian Legion Br. 62 Ladies Auxiliary, 403 Wing Air Force of Sarnia and the Navy Club of Sarnia.   She was a member of various Dart Leagues and enjoyed tremendously playing with “ the girls”. She was also an avid Toronto Blue Jays fan to the end!   The family would like to thank the nurses of the Palliative Care floor for their amazing care of Pat and our family.   Family and friends will be received on Wednesday, October 30, 2013 at SMITH FUNERAL HOME, 1576 London Line, Sarnia, from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. and 7:00 to 9:00p.m. A graveside service will be held on Thursday, October 31, 2013, at Forest Lawn Funeral Home and Cemetery, 2001 Dundas St. E., London, ON, at 11:00 a.m.   Sympathy may be expressed through donations to a Humane Society of your choice (cheques only at the funeral home please).

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