Patrick “Pat” Holmes

Patrick "Pat" Holmes

Pat passed away peacefully at home after a courageous battle with cancer, with his loving family at his side.

Pat, and his wife Val, left Victoria in 1982, settling in the beautiful Shuswap, and making Sicamous home.

Pat is survived by wife Val, son Benjamin (Kelly), daughters Chelsea (Matt) and Katy; his latest pride and joy, his grand-daughter Emery; brothers Richard, Peter and Michael; and numerous loving family members and friends, near and far. Pat is pre-deceased by his infant daughter Carly; parents Desmond and Patricia; and sister Vicky.

Pat’s family would like to extend their appreciation to Dr. Herman Venter, the staff at Mt Ida Medical Clinic and Pharmacy, Dr. Finch and Dr. Manji, for all your care and attention.

A celebration of life will be held at a later time. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to either the BC Children’s Hospital or the SPCA.

“If you can force your heart and nerve and sinew, to serve your turn long after they are gone, and so hold on when there is nothing in you, except the Will which says to them – ‘HOLD ON!’” – Rudyard Kipling 1895

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