Obituary of Margaret Holmes
Margaret T. Holmes, age 73, of Brooklyn passed away on Saturday, April 08, 2017. A truly sincere woman of faith and leadership who lived to help others in need. A well-respected social worker, Margaret devoted her life helping children, teens, elderly and homeless. Survived by her daughter, Mary M. Browne and her father, Bill Holmes. Beloved grandmother of Danny and Elizabeth. Loving Aunt of Vinny, Terry, Patty, Joe, the late Kevin, John, Robin, David, Scott, Timmy and Lizabeth. Cherished great aunt of 31 and great-great aunt of 9 nieces and nephews. Treasured sister in law of Pat Baiardi. Dear mother in law of Kevin P. Browne. Adored pets of Margaret, "Her Boys", Brownie and Sammy.
Margaret will be welcomed into Heaven by her daughter, the late Kelly, as well as her siblings; the late Vincent Baiardi and the late Josephine Baiardi.
Reposing Tuesday, April 11 from 2 to 5 PM and 7 to 9:00 PM at Marine Park Funeral Home.
Mass of Christian burial will be held on Wednesday, April 12 at Good Shepherd R.C. Church, 1950 Batchelder Street, Brooklyn, NY. Burial to follow at Holy Cross Cemetery, Brooklyn.
Please see SERVICE INFORMATION for details and directions.
In lieu of flowers a donation can be made in memory of Margaret T. Holmes to respect her legacy by helping others in need to the following organization: Memorial Sloan Kettering Department of Nursing Jean Fund. The Jean Fund supports lifelong education of Memorial Sloan Kettering Oncology Nurses. Donations can be made out to Memorial Sloan Kettering, with Margaret's name and the Jean Fund in the memo section. Donations to be mailed to: Carol Ausubel Blumenfeld Senior Major and Planned Giving Officer - MSK Development Office 885 2nd Avenue , 8th Floor, New York, NY 10017.
Please share this memorial page via Facebook and other social media outlets so we may inform those who wish to know of Margaret's passing and the funeral information. Please take advantage of the condolence tab if you are unable to attend or merely wish to express your love and grief over Margaret's passing.
During this holy season of Easter, please remember Margaret in your prayers.
Eternal rest grant unto Margaret, O Lord and let the perpetual light shine upon her. May Margaret Rest in Peace. Amen. May the souls of all the faithful departed, through the mercy of God, Rest in Peace. Amen.
At Marine Park Funeral Home, we do everything in our power to help you honor the memory of your deceased loved one.
3024 Quentin Rd
Brooklyn, NY 11234