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 Neil Devlin Holmes

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Neil Devlin Holmes

Birth
Prince Albert, Prince Albert Census Division, Saskatchewan, Canada
Death 19 Jul 1989 (aged 69)
Lethbridge, Lethbridge Census Division, Alberta, Canada
Burial Mill Bay, Cowichan Valley Regional District, British Columbia, Canada
Memorial ID 133230112 View Source
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HOLMES - Dr. Neil Devlin Holmes April 22, 1920 - July 19, 1989. (69 years )
Times Colonist in Victoria, British Columbia August 4, 1989.

Dr. Neil Devlin, of Cobble Hill, B.C., passed away suddenly in Lethbridge, Alberta, on July 19, 1989, at the age of 69 . He is survived by his loving wife , Beverly: two daughters, Deborah Holmes of Courtenay, B.C. and Susan Holmes; son-in-law, Patrick Lenihan, of Victoria; two sons, Craig Devlin Holmes and Peter Holmes, also of Victoria; his brother, Andy (Dorothy) Holmes, and sister-in-law, Vivian, of Lethbridge; cousin Rusty MacDonald of Victoria, as well as numerous nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his parents, Alex and Eva, and brother, Ross. Dr. Holmes' career of 35 years was spent at the Lethbridge Research Station as a research scientist and administrator. He served on school, college and university boards, and was instrumental in establish the University of Lethbridge. He was an avid sportsman who also enjoyed gardening,
A memorial service will be held at Mill Bay United Church, Mill Bay, on August 12 at 3:00 p.m., Rev. Bob Norris officiating. Those who wish, may make donations to the Dr. Neil Holmes Scholarship Fund, c/o University of Lethbridge, 4401 University Drive, Lethbridge, Alberta T1K 3M4.
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  • Find a Grave, database and images (www.findagrave.com/memorial/133230112/neil-devlin-holmes : accessed ), memorial page for Neil Devlin Holmes (22 Apr 1920–19 Jul 1989), Find a Grave Memorial ID 133230112, citing Mill Bay United Church Cemetery, Mill Bay, Cowichan Valley Regional District, British Columbia, Canada ; Maintained by High Plains (contributor 47607357) .