Charles Holman

Obituary of Charles Holman

Passed peacefully at Ross Memorial Hospital in Lindsay, Ontario on June 9, 2017 at the age of 97. Predeceased by his parents Charles and Mary Jenn,  by his sister Mary, and his grandson Kevin.  Charles is survived by his loving wife of 72 years, Margaret Elizabeth Holman (née Redgate). Charles will be missed by his children Lynne (Kevin), Deb, and Brad (Josè). He will be remembered by his grandchildren Dawn (Ken), Jenny (Mark), Tiffany (Aaron), Scott (Ashley), Cheryl (Phil), Kristen (Ron), and Tammy (Curtis).  Charles always showed his love for his 15 great grandchildren.

Charles was a Royal Canadian Mounted Police Officer, who then became in charge of public relations for Allstate insurance on a national scale. He was an avid blood donor giving over 1,000 pints of blood. One of Charles proudest accomplishments was receiving the Order of St. John for working with under privileged youth in Toronto. He was a proud member of the Masonic Lodge. Charles had a passion for singing being part of multiple groups and choirs; he last preformed a solo in church at the age of 94.

 Arrangements have been entrusted to THE HENDREN FUNERAL HOMES, MONK CHAPEL. As expressions of sympathy, memorial donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation.  Friends may send condolences or make donations by contacting the funeral home at www.hendrenfuneralhome.com or by calling 705-738-3222.