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Kathleen M. (Kelly) Holmes

October 28, 1943 ~ May 28, 2022 (age 78)

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Obituary

Kathleen M. Holmes of Winthrop passed away at the Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston on May 28, 2022. She was 78 years old. Born in Somerville she was the beloved daughter of the late Anna (O'Neill) and Francis Kelly. She grew up in Somerville and spent the summers at the Point Shirley area of Winthrop. She was affectionately known as "Pingy" by her friends. She worked side by side with her husband managing the various properties that they had. She enjoyed writing poems and was considered a "fashionista" by her family. Her greatest joy was her grandchildren.

She was the devoted wife of the late Lawrence "Larry" Holmes and the loving mother of Kelly Holmes August and her companion James Foukas and Jay "Sonny Boy" Holmes and his wife Jennifer. Dear sister of Margaret 'Peggy" Gilbert and her husband Clifford of Winthrop, Eileen Lombard and her husband Peter of Swampscott, Rose Mullane and her husband Skip of Woburn and the late Gerard Kelly and Nancy Kelly. Cherished Nonny of Noelle, Alexandra, Olivia, Emma, Julia and Abigail. Also survived by many loving nieces and nephews.

Family and friends are cordially invited to attend the visitation from the funeral home on Friday, June 3, 2022 from 9:00 to 11:00 AM followed by a funeral mass in St. John the Evangelist Church 320 Winthrop St., Winthrop at 11:30 AM. Services will conclude with the interment in the Belle Isle section of Winthrop Cemetery.

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Services

Visitation
Friday
June 3, 2022

9:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Ernest P. Caggiano & Son Funeral Home
147 Winthrop Street
Winthrop, MA 02152

Mass of Christian Burial
Friday
June 3, 2022

11:30 AM
St. John the Evangelist Church
320 Winthrop St.
Winthrop, MA 02152

Interment following funeral service
Friday
June 3, 2022

Belle Isle section Winthrop Cemetery
100 Kennedy Rd.
Winthrop, MA 02152

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