Charles Holmes, 93, formerly of Massena
Thursday, January 3, 2013 - 8:59 am

Charles Holmes, 93, of Spencer, passed away Sunday, December 30, 2012 at the Owen Valley Health Campus. He was born in North Bangor, NY on July 17, 1919 to Charles and Mildred (Bennett) Holmes. He served in the United States Navy during WWII. Mr. Holmes worked as a welder for Reynolds Metal in Massena, NY.

Charles is survived by his daughter, Nadine James of Spencer; a son, Gary Holmes (Ann) of Bloomington; two half brothers, Raymond and Marion Avery of Florida; 20 grandchildren; three great grandchildren; and one great-great grandchild.

He is preceded in death by his parents; wife, Iris (Reid) Holmes; two sons, David and Steven Holmes and two half sisters, Marion Reid and Bell Avery.

There will be a private family service at a later date in Chasm Falls, New York.