Robert M. Holland
- February 11, 1922 - June 4, 2012
- Ellington, Connecticut
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“Jim and family, I am so very sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time. May he rest in peace.
1 of 5 | Posted by: Katie Leiner - Lake Katrine, NY
“Jim and Deb, and family.... please accept my sympathies on the loss of your Dad.....I will be thinking of you.
2 of 5 | Posted by: Barbara McEvoy - Lake Katrine, NY
“Aunt Rose, Jimmy, Joanie and Donald. You have my deepest condoleces for the loss of Uncle Bob. I know how difficult it is to lose those that you love...Read More »
3 of 5 | Posted by: Kathleen Colombaro - Chaplin, CT
“Uncle Bob was a joy to everyone around him. I remember how he used to make all us kids laugh with his "fog horn" nose blowing :). It puts a smile...Read More »
4 of 5 | Posted by: Heidi (Jensen) Leech - Willington, CT
“Uncle Jim and Family.... I'm very sorry for the loss of your Dad. Sorry we couldn't make it over. Keeping you and your family in our thoughts and...Read More »
5 of 5 | Posted by: Kim/Shaun Serrano - Kingston, NY
Robert M. Holland, 90, of Ellington, beloved husband of 64 years to Rose (Colombaro) Holland, passed away peacefully on Monday, June 4, 2012 at Hartford Hospital. Born in Erving, Massachusetts, the son of the late Wilfred and Thelma (Leighton) Holland, he has lived in Ellington for over 65 years. Prior to his retirement in 1983, Robert was employed at Pratt & Whitney Aircraft in East Hartford for over 31 years. He was a U. S. Army Air Corps veteran of World War II. He loved duck pin bowling, playing horseshoes and golfing. He was an avid Red Sox, UCONN men's and women's basketball and Patriots fan. Robert was a member of the Rockville Moose Club. In addition to his wife, Robert is survived by his beloved children, James Holland and his wife Deborah of Lake Katrine, NY, Joan Holland of Ellington and Donald Holland and his wife Priscilla of Ellington; three grandchildren; six great grandchildren; a sister, Virginia Kuehl and her husband Raymond of Staffordville and several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by two sisters, Phyllis York and Elberta DeCarli. His family would like to thank all of the staff at Kettlebrook Nursing Home for the wonderful care that they gave to Robert. His family will receive friends for calling hours on Thursday, June 7th from 4 - 7 pm at the Ladd-Turkington & Carmon Funeral Home, 551 Talcottville Road (Route 83), Vernon. Funeral services will be held at the funeral home on Friday, June 8th at 10 am. Burial will follow in Ellington Center Cemetery with military honors. Memorial donations in his memory may be made to the Ellington Ambulance, P. O. Box 71, Ellington, CT 06029.