9:45 am - 11:00 am
Wednesday, September 13, 2017
St. Thomas' Church Whitemarsh
7020 Camp Hill Road
Ft. Washington, Pennsylvania, United States
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Lynn and Rich Hay lit a candle
Friday, September 15, 2017
The Haag Family posted a condolence
Wednesday, September 13, 2017Rob will always be fondly remembered by our family. He was a tremendous financial counselor over the years. The Haag Family is proud to have considered Mr. Holmes a friend, and we will miss him greatly.
Ted and Kathy Kinder posted a condolence
Wednesday, September 13, 2017Penny and family, Kathy and I want to offer you our heartfelt sympathy at the passing of Rob. For you, he was an incredible husband and father, but to us he was one of those larger than life characters that make our lives so much richer. Such a gracious and welcoming man! He will be missed by all. Love, Ted and Kathy
Bob and Judy Medina lit a candle
Tuesday, September 12, 2017
The Welsh Family lit a candle
Wednesday, September 6, 2017
Brian E. Patrone posted a condolence
Wednesday, September 6, 2017On behalf of the Patrone family... We are so sorry for your Loss. Rob was a great friend of my Dad and he will be dearly missed. He was a wonderful man with a kind and generous spirit that touched everyone he came in contact with... our deepest sympathy.
Dan and Lily Stephano posted a condolence
Tuesday, September 5, 2017Penny, Buck and Family Rob was a good and longtime friend to our family and he will be dearly missed. We are so sorry for your loss.
Tina and Tim Goldstein posted a condolence
Tuesday, September 5, 2017Buck and Allison and the entire Holmes family, we are so sorry for your loss. May the many wonderful memories you have help get you through this sad time. We are thinking of you and sending love your way. - Tina and Tim Goldstein
Randy Ward posted a condolence
Monday, September 4, 2017Knew Rob for many years, never saw him without a smile and usually a bow tie. My best to Penny and the family.
Richard Coulston posted a condolence
Monday, September 4, 2017Farewell old friend. Enjoyed a common bond with you from kindergarten through high school. Many the day spent going the back way from McKinley Elementary to our houses. It saddens me greatly to hear about your passing. We will all miss your keen wit and fun loving spirit. Kindest regards to your family. Richard Coulston
John D. Metzgar Jr posted a condolence
Monday, September 4, 2017Thoughts and Prayers are extended to the entire Holmes Family - John D. Metzgar Jr - Classmate and friend of Wendy - Abington '58
Janis Dwyer posted a condolence
Monday, September 4, 2017Prayers to all of your family for your loss. Rob always treated Michael like family.
Meggin Overcash Buchholz posted a condolence
Monday, September 4, 2017This is sad news. My high school memories include many of occasions when Mr Holmes was surely a part of the festivities. I want to include all of you in my thoughts and prayers during this tough time. God bless you all and lots of love Meggin
Elaine Guarriello posted a condolence
Sunday, September 3, 2017I'm so sorry to hear of Rob's passing. My prayers are with your family, and I will add him to the prayer list at church.
Sue Leutwyler Seiter posted a condolence
Sunday, September 3, 2017Dear Penny, I was so sorry to learn from Allan Davey that your dear Rob passed away this week. I have great high school memories of "Robbie" and our wonderful crowd of friends. I know many were still close to you and Rob -- and I hope you will continue to share good stories of great times together. I lost my Bob to leukemia 1 1/2 years ago, after 48 years of marriage. The grief journey is not for the faint-hearted. It sounds as if you have a large and loving family of 3 sons and 10 grandchildren -- and lots of friends. I know they will bring you companionship and great memories, but, at the end of the day, this is your journey. The best advice that someone told me was, "You can do this -- just do it one day at a time." I hope you will find peace among your family and friends, joy in the memories and hope for a future that includes embracing each new day as a gift to be lived to the fullest. Sue Seiter
Debbie Hoffner posted a condolence
Sunday, September 3, 2017I am so sorry to hear about Rob's passing. I met Rob many years ago and became a client of his when I worked for Regional Surgical Associates. I'll never forget how kind and down to earth he was. I loved his sense of humor. He was always so much fun at our office Christmas parties. He'll be missed by many. My condolences to the family.
Annamae/Ron Matyasik posted a condolence
Sunday, September 3, 2017We are so saddened to hear of Rob's passing. I have such great memories as I reflect back on the 30 years I worked for Rob. He was a true gentleman and his devotion to Penny, their sons and grandchildren was always reflected in how he lived his life. Our thoughts and prayers are with his family. Heaven is truly rejoicing in welcoming their new angel!
Sudi Krane Hambly posted a condolence
Sunday, September 3, 2017I can't tell you how sorry I am to hear of Rob's passing. The world has lost a fine man.
Susan Carey weller posted a condolence
Sunday, September 3, 2017My heart is broken. I am so devastated by this news. I just spoke with Rob (Robby to me) at the beginning of last week. He was "over the moon" at feeling so much better and back at the helm. I will so miss him for many reasons...his positive attitude, dry wit, support and always giving his clients/friends such comfort in trying times. He was a giant in my eyes as well as a devoted husband to Penny and his entire family. We always had a chat about family. I recently told him he was one of the finest men I've ever known. I will never forget him. My thoughts & prayers are with Penny, who he adored, his children and grandchildren.
Aprille and Charlie Pappas posted a condolence
Sunday, September 3, 2017Very rare is the friend who transcends the decades, was always available with sage advise and guidance, whose warmth and human connection will be missed forever. Rest In Peace brother Rob.
Bridget Hay Perez lit a candle
Sunday, September 3, 2017
David/Nancy Crossan posted a condolence
Sunday, September 3, 2017WOW!!!!! I lost a friend My condolences to the entire Holmes family You only get a chance to meet a few genuine,.open people in your life and Rob was one.I will never forget you for the rest of my life. Dave& Nancy
Mickey Rosenzweig posted a condolence
Sunday, September 3, 2017I have know Rob, Penny & the family since I joined Penn Mutual in my 2nd engagement in 1979 & have always viewed Rob as one of the most professional Insurance & Financial advisors I have ever known. I remember as if it were yesterday, the year Rob led Penn Mutual in sales Nationally. I was at the convention with my wife Barbara, ( don't even remember where) and as Rob & Penny entered the reception as the king and queen of Penn Mutual, I was so overwhelmed with how he and Penny handled themselves at that moment and said quietly to my wife, wow wonder what it would be like one day to lead the Penn Mutual in sales. Rob was one of the incon's that rarely comes along in our industry, and I am so honored to have had the pleasure to spend time with, learn from and brainstorm with one of the great's. Rob has done so much for so many and the world is far better because he has been part of it. Now other's will carry on the Holmes name for a long time to come. To Penny, Buck and other's in the Holmes clan, we'll all miss Rob and his memories will live on.
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Friday, September 1, 2017
1059 Old York Road, Abington, PA 19001
Phone: (215) 887-7375