Phyllis "Jean" Holden

March 30, 2020

Obituary

Passed away peacefully on March 30, 2020, in the presence of her loving husband and children, at St. Clare’s Hospital, St. John’s, Phyllis “Jean” Holden, age 77 years.  Predeceased by her parents Stephen and Grace Dawe of Coley’s Point, precious daughter, Angela (1976) and nephew Robert Bradbury (1990).

Leaving to mourn and remember her beautiful smile, infectious laugh and warm memories, her husband of 51 years, William (Bill) Holden; son Steven (Tanya); daughters Sharon (Wes) Tucker, and Susan (Robert) Greening; grandsons Carter, Samuel and Austin; sister Mary Tucker; nieces Judy, Patsy (Dean Cull) and Karin (Kim Dodge); also many other special family and friends that Jean treasured and loved dearly.

Special thank you to the doctors and nurses on 7East of St. Clare’s Hospital for their special care and Dr. Powell & staff of the Dr. H. Bliss Murphy Cancer Clinic.

At Jean’s request, cremation has taken place.  Due to the current Public Health Advisory concerning COVID-19, visitation and funeral service details will be announced at a later date.

In lieu of flowers, donations in Jean’s memory may be made to the Dr. H. Bliss Murphy Cancer Care Foundation and/or the NL Heart and Stroke Foundation.

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Bill and family
I am so sorry for your loss.
Donna Piercey

Bill and family

So sorry to hear of Jeans passing our thoughts and prayers to you and family

Spencer and Margaret Thistle

Bill & Family,
We are very sorry to hear of
Jean’s Passing. Treasure your good memories. We offer our prayers at this trying time.

Susan and Sharon, I am so sorry to hear of the loss of your mom. I remember how close you were when you were at the College. Blessings to your family…jan

Sincerest condolences to Jean’s family. Wishing you comfort in the days ahead and during these trying circumstances.
Eric & Betty Jerrett

Our very sincere condolences to all the family. I remember Jean from growing up on Coley’s Point and remember her as a very sweet person. Thinking of you all at this very sad time.
Linda

Bill and family,
Sorry to hear of Jean’s passing. I have many fond memories of good times in years gone by especially camping on PEI – she had an infectious smile and always fun to be around. My condolences to all of you at this most difficult time. Lord grant her peace and let light shine upon her.
Sincerely,
Vi.

Dear Bill and family,
I am so sorry to just now hear of Jeans passing.
I have not seen her since our Kinsmen years but always enjoyed her company and our children had many good times together.
My condolences to you and your family.
Sincerely,
Karen Martin ( Dave )

To Bill and family. Our deepest sympathy to you.
Lots of wonderful memories for us to treasure of your wonderful wife. Praying for your family.

Sincere condolences to the Holden and Dawe families.
Gerry and Cynthia Russell

To Bill , our deepest sympathy to you and your family. Thinking of you

Marguerite and Foster thornhill

To Bill and family. I was saddened today to read of Jean’s passing. Rhodie and I have many good memories of visits to Brigus. Prayers are with you, Steven, Susan and Sharon.

Wendy Mercer

To Bill, Wes, Sharon & family. We are saddened to hear about Jean. Please know that we are thinking of you & your family, as we also fondly remember Jean and the good times with the Kin family.

Susan and Sharon, we were so sorry to hear about your mom’s passing. Our sincere condolences to you and your family.

Bill and family,
So sorry to hear of Jean’s passing. We have a lot of
happy memories from years ago.
Our thoughts are with you at this sad time.

Bill and family, our condolences on Jean’s passing. Our thoughts are with you from afar. I allow that your many memories will provide smiles through your tears.

Bill and family,
so sorry to hear about the passing of Jean, many pleasant memories from back in the day!!

Thinking of you all at this time
Elizabeth Horwood Hiscock (Betts)

Remembering our good times in Kinsmen. To Bill and family sincere condolences. Don Hiscock.

Bill, Stephen, Sharon, Susan and families. Our sincerest condolences. We are deeply saddened and sorry to hear of Jean’s passing. She put up a courageous battle this last few years, she is now at peace. May the memories of the good times you shared help you at this difficult time. She was a lovely lady and we will miss her, especially playing “Skip-Bo” in the trailer.

Our sincere sympathy…our thoughts and prayers at this sad time…Every Blessing.

So sorry to hear of Jeans passing,my thoughts and prayers are with all the family at this very difficult time.. God Bless. Claire Higdon..

Bill, we are so sorry to hear of Jean’s passing.
Our condolences to you and your family.
Take care
Tim and Judy Chalker

Bill and Family,
Sorry to hear of Jean’s passing.Our deepest sympathy and condolences are with you!

Bill and Family,
So sorry to hear of Jean’s passing. Sending deepest sympathy to you all.

Mary and Family – Bill and Family
My sincere condolences on Jean’s passing. My thoughts and prayers are with you at this most difficult time. God Bless!

Lorraine Richards

Bill, Steven, Susan, Sharon and families. We are sad to hear of Jean’s passing. Our sincere condolences to you all. You are in our thoughts and pray

Bill so sorry to hear of Jean’s passing!!! We have so many memories. Especially Bill’s “Bus” to the Hodge!!!! Thinking of you and your family thru this difficult time.. Glad and Linda

Sharon and family. Please accept our deepest condolences and prayers as you go through this time of separation from your Mom. Your memories will see you through, as will your love for her. God Bless you and your family. Hugs from Randy & Bev

So very sorry to hear of Jean’s passing. She was a wonderful lady. We’ll have many fond memories. Condolences to Bill and family.

Steve, sorry to hear of your mothers passing.. To you, your father Bill and your two sisters Sharon and Susan, please accept our condolences. From our family to yours.

So sorry to hear of Jean passing. To you Stephen Sharon & Susan my sincere condolences. She will be missed.

Bill and family, we were saddened to hear that Jean passed away. She was indeed a beautiful person. Thinking of you all during this difficult time.
Andy & Sandra

Bill and Family, Mary:
We were deeply saddened to learn of Jean’s passing and we extend our heartfelt thoughts and prayers to you all. Cherish the memories of all your great moments together and we trust that God will comfort you now and in the days ahead.

So sorry to hear of your loss. Thinking of you in you time of sadness. With deepest sympathy, Denise and Kim

Mary, so sorry to hear of the passing of Jean, our sincere condolence to you at this difficult time.

Mary and family,

So sorry to hear of your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this difficult time.

Tanya, you and your family are in our hearts during this hard time.

Hello Bill & Family,

Sorry to hear of Jean’s passing. May be offer our Deepest Sympathies and Sincere Condolences.

Sandi & Les Winsor,
Mount Pearl

So sorry to hear of Jea n passing She certainly had her share of suffering. Please know you are in our thoughts and prayers.

Steve, Bill, Sharon, Susan & families
So sorry to hear of Jean’s passing.. our thoughts are with you at this times. Remember the wonderful memories you shared, they will help you get through this difficult time.

Our sincerest sympathy is extended to the Holden and Dawe families at this most difficult time. Mrs. Holden was a treasured family friend and we hold many pleasant memories.

Bill, so sorry to hear of Jeans passing she was a lovely person and you were so lucky to have her in your lives. My sincere condolences to you all

To the Holden Family’s, Thinking of you in this very difficult time. Sending out our deepest condolences to you all. Owen Rossiter and Family.

Bill and family, so sorry to hear of Jeans passing, you are in our thoughts and prayers, she was a special person, sincere condolences to all your family Richard & Elizabeth Chalker

Bill & family so sorry to hear of Jean’s passing, she was such a lovely person. Our thoughts & prayers are with you at this difficult time. May she rest in peace.

Wesley and Sharon, So sorry to hear of your mother’s passing. Our Deepest Sympathy to all of her family. May She Rest In Peace!!

Our sincerest condolences to you (Bill) and all your family on the loss of your Wife & mother

STEVE AND THE HOLDEN FAMILY. SORRY TO HEAR OF YOUR MOTHER’S PASSING. MAY ALL THE MEMORIES OF THE GOOD TIMES HELP YOU ALL GET THROUGH THIS TIME OF SORROW.

Wes & Sharon, We are so sorry to hear the sad news of losing your Mother. Condolences to you and all your family. Take Care
Arch & Judy Greeley

to BILL&FAMILY, MARY&FAMILY;
Please accept our condolences in the passing of Jean ,we have lots of good memories of times spent togather at the hodge..i know she will be missed.
GOD BLESS
bud & sandra

to Bill& family;
so sorry to hear of jean’s passing, i know how difficult this time can be, thinking of you.
take care.
ross snelgrove.

So sorry for your loss , a beautiful woman whom I’m certain will be truly missed. God Bless you all . 🌺💕 xoxo

Bill,Dora and I send our condo.lences it’s never easy losing a loved one but it is extremely more difficult in those troubled times.

Sharon,
Sheila and I are saddened to learn the news of your Mom’s passing. Moms are truly special people. Know that you are in our thoughts and prayers.

Bill and family, So sorry to hear of Jean’s passing. She was a beautiful person with a wonderful spirit. She is now at peace., and you have many years of Good Memories. God Bless you all. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.

Condolences to all the Holden family.

Bill & family So sorry to hear of Jeans passing She was a lovely person and I cherished every visit at the park to see her Rip sweetie And hold onto the cherished memories to help you all through this difficult time Heaven just got another angel Ed & Ruby Murphy

Bill, Steven, Susan, Sharon and families I am so sorry to hear of Jeans passing. My sincere condolences to you all. Jean was a lovely lady with the kindest heart, she was a wonderful friend to Mom and Art as well to many others. She will be missed by all.