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Percell Holmes

Percell William "Percy" Holmes Sr.

Thursday, May 28th, 1942 - Monday, August 5th, 2019
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Barry Lakes, NJ: Percell “Percy” William Holmes, Sr., 77 years old, died unexpectedly at home on Monday, August 5, 2019. Born to Ernest Holmes, Sr. and Rosalie Combs Holmes in Hackensack, NJ, he has lived in the Barry Lakes section of Vernon Twp., NJ for 33 years.

Percy served with the United States Army during the Vietnam War and then worked as a Manager for 30 years for Rouse Company in Wayne, NJ which oversaw the Willowbrook Mall. Percy had a strong work ethic and also worked part time as a baker for Costco in Wayne, NJ for 15 years. Percy was a dedicated family man and always ready to lend a hand to help anyone.

Percy is predeceased by his son, Kevin Holmes(2012) and a brother, Leroy Holmes and is the beloved husband of Bessie Holmes (nee Martin) of Barry Lakes, NJ. Devoted father of Percell Holmes and his wife, Priscilla of East Stroudsburg, PA, Percell W. Holmes, Jr. of Edgewater, NJ and Siedha Holmes of Barry Lakes, NJ. Cherished by 9 grandchildren and 9 great grandchildren. Dear brother of Ernest “Sonny” Holmes of Georgia, Serlena Holmes of Paterson, NJ, Mark Holmes of Paterson, NJ and Kim Holmes-Dean of Maryland. Also survived by a host of nieces, nephews, family and friends.

Memorial service will be Saturday, August 17, 2019 at 10:00 AM at Union AME Church, 98 McEwen Street, Warwick, NY 10990. Cremation services by Ferguson-Vernon Funeral Home, 241 Route 94, Vernon, NJ were private. Memorial gifts to the American Heart Association, 1 Union Street, Suite 301, Robbinsville, NJ 08691-4183 would be appreciated. Information and condolences can be found at www.fergusonvernonfuneralhome.com
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    Saturday, August 17th, 2019 | 10:00am
    When
    Saturday, August 17th, 2019 10:00am
    Location
    Union AME Church
    Address
    98 McEwen Street
    WARWICK, NY 10990
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Donations are being accepted for: American Heart Association.

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