Phyllis Ann Holmes, 88

Fri, 04/07/2017 - 8:00am

Phyllis Ann (Des Jardins) Holmes died on March 30, 2017, at home on Block Island. She was born in 1928, in Norwood, MA. She was predeceased by her husband, Arthur, and two sons, Douglas and Nelson. She is survived by her son Carlton (Carol), of Moore Haven, Florida; and her daughter Pamela Glen (Howie) of Block Island; eight grandchildren, 17 great-grandchildren, and 11 great-great grandchildren; many nieces and nephews and their families.

She moved to Block Island after the death of her youngest son in 2007 and was involved with many community activities.

There will be a family burial in Norton, Mass., at a later date.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in her memory to the Island Free Library or the Block Island Volunteer Rescue Squad.