Katherine R. (Mackie) Holmes, age 89
She leaves her son, Raymond I. Holmes Jr. and his wife Diane Holmes of Spencer; two daughters, Peggy O’Coin and her husband Peter O’Coin of Warrenton, VA., Deborah Larson of Harmony, Maine; a brother, Raymond Delisle of Brookfield; three sisters, Judith Laflower of East Brookfield, Yvonne Phoenix of Spencer and Sandra Delisle of Spencer; 10 grandchildren, 17 great-grandchildren and 1 great-great-granddaughter. She was predeceased by three brothers, Donald Delisle, Robert Delisle and Norman Delisle; and a sister, Carol Robertson.
Katherine was born in Spencer, Massachusetts, daughter of the late Alie Mackie, and lived in Spencer all her life. She was retired from Lodding Engineering in Auburn. She was a member of the United Methodist Church in Spencer and enjoyed playing bingo, cards and reading. She was a member of the Quaboag Chimers, and played the chimes.
There are no calling hours. Funeral services, with burial in Pine Grove Cemetery, Spencer, will be held at a later date. Shaw-Majercik Funeral Home, 48 School Street, Webster is directing arrangements. A guest book is available at www.shaw-majercik.com.