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