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Idella G. (Holmes) Yankee

August 4, 1926 ~ May 14, 2022 (age 95)


Our dear mother Idella (Holmes) Yankee sadly passed away on May 14,2022 at the age of 95.  Del was born in Norfolk MA, father, the late William Holmes and mother, the late Idella (Wilson) Holmes. She was a wonderful mother, grandmother, great grandmother and recently became a great-great grandmother who was always there when we needed her. She was also known as “Grammy” in Cumberland and at Ginny B’s. She was predeceased by her beloved husband of over 60 years, William R. Yankee, and sons, Douglas, William and James and also siblings Ruth Sanders and George Holmes. She is survived by sons  David Yankee and his wife Beverly, Steven Yankee  and his wife Joanne ,daughter Crystelle Pierce and her husband Roger and grandchildren Bill, Tom, Derek, Robin, Paul, Brenda, Natalie, Lindsay, Shana, Brad and Scott, 13 great- grandchildren, and 1 great- great-child and many nieces and nephews. Arrangements will be private. In lieu of flowers, please send donations to HopeHealth Hospice at hopehealthco.org.

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