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Andrew Andy Holmes

March 17, 1947 - March 16, 2013


On Saturday March 16, 2013, Mr. Andrew (Andy) Holmes of Osoyoos passed away at his home at the age of 65 years.

He was predeceased by his parents Wilfred & Dorothy Holmes.

Andy will be fondly remembered by his loving family including daughter Carmen; son-in-law David; grandson Drake; brother Paul and his wife Sue; nephews Mike, Richard and Chris as well as many close friends. He will also missed by his extended family, Pam, Matt, Peter, Mary and Bob.

Andy was born in Leeds, Yorkshire, England and lived in Cornwall for many years before  immigrating to Canada in 1991. He was a mechanic and worked for Juniper Motors when he first arrived in Canada. He then worked for Penticton Toyota before being self-employed for many years.

Andy enjoyed model railways, rebuilding classic cars and hot rods. He also enjoyed rebuilding derelict cottages, renovated many homes, helped build many shops and was a major help in building Carmen and Dave’s home.

A memorial reception will be held at 12:00 P.M. – 2:00 P.M. Saturday April 13, 2013 at the Osoyoos Legion Hall where lunch will be served and stories shared .

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Arrangements entrusted to Nunes-Pottinger Funeral Service & Crematorium, Oliver & Osoyoos.


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From: Nunes-Pottinger Funeral Service Staff

Nunes-Pottinger Funeral Service Staff send our condolences to family and friends. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all.

From: Ron and Alanna Tayfel
Relation: dependable mechanic

Andy you will be missed…………you were always there for Ron when he needed help for many years…….RIP Andy…………taken way too soon, you will not be forgotten………..The Tayfels

From: Rose-Anne & Bryant Sole
Relation: friend

To Andy’s family, We have both known Andy for a long time and because Bryant was also a “Yorkshire lad”, there was always a lively conversation. Our car will miss the capable hands that looked after it.
Rest in peace Andy. Love and prayers to all the family, Bryant & Rose-Anne

Service Schedule

  Funeral Service

Date & Time:
April 13, 2013
Beginning at 12:00pm

Osoyoos Legion Hall
8310 - 78th Avenue
Osoyoos, BC Canada

A memorial reception will be held at 12:00 P.M. – 2:00 P.M. Saturday April 13, 2013 at the Osoyoos Legion Hall where lunch will be served and stories shared .

8310 - 78th Avenue
Osoyoos, BC Canada

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The family has not designated a preferred charity at this time.

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