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Mrs Evelyn Holmes

Died: Tue., Aug. 27, 2013

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Evelyn Harrison Holmes, 75 of West Haven died August 27th 2013 at Mid-States Hospital, Meriden CT
Evelyn was born July 14, 1938 in Phila PA, daughter of the late Gonzalee and Nathalie Robinson Harrison. She was the 2nd eldest of five children, Marion Whaley, Gloria Smith, Richard and Gonzalee Harrison, Jr. Upon high school graduation she moved to New York City and worked for Bell Telephone, were she met her late husband, John "Bus" Holmes, they then relocated to Phila. After a few years she came to New Haven and was employed by the Hill Cooperative Youth Services and eventually retired as a Telephone Operator/Receptionist at St Raphael Hospital. She joined the Living Word Ministries of
West Haven, where she volunteered with the Children's Ministries, and worked as a secretary in the church office.. When she resided in Greenville SC, she affliated with the Redemption World Outreach Center. Lovingly known as "MeMe" Evelyn is survived by siblings, Marion & Gloria. Her children, Donna, Karen, Tina, Gloria (Tout), John (Tonya), and Tyrone (Saundra). 18 grandchildren, 29 great grandchildren. Interment is in Evergreen Cemetery, New Haven CT.


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