Skip to main content

Velma E. Holt

April 1, 2014

Velma E. Holt

BURRILLVILLE- Holt, Velma E. (Young), 89, died March 27, 2014 at Overlook Nursing Home. She was the wife of the late Harry Holt for 61 years. She was a daughter of the late Willoughby and Emily (Chadwick) Young.
Velma was a schoolteacher at the William Windsor and Anna McCabe Schools in Smithfield for 38 years, retiring in 1984. A 1946 graduate of the RI College of Education (Now Rhode Island College), she was a member of the Delta Kappa Gamma, Eta Chapter. She was a member of the NEA, the Blackstone Valley Retired Teachers Association, and the RI State Retired Teachers Association. She was a parishioner of the Berean Baptist Church, where she was Sunday School Superintendent for 25 years. She was also a 50 year member of the Queen of Sheba Lodge, OES #10 of Scituate. When wintering in Ft. Myers, FL, she was a member of the Ladies Oriental Shrine.
Velma leaves a sister, Dorothy Spaulding of Foster, and four nephews, Malcolm Spaulding of Wakefield, Myron Spaulding of Maine, Bruce Holt of North Scituate, and Brian Holt of Maine, and was the aunt of the late Marilyn Spaulding.
A graveside service will be held Friday at 10:30AM in Acotes Hill Cemetery in Chepachet. Calling hours will be Thursday 6-8 PM in the Robbins Funeral Home, 2251 Mineral Spring Ave, North Providence.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Berean Baptist Church, 474 Chapel St, Harrisville, RI 02830.

AttachmentSize
Holt, Velma.jpg27.55 KB
You would have thought Hilary Dionne and Meb Keflezighi were life-long friends. The two of...
The NBA Playoffs started this past Saturday. We are going to look at the results and give...
WOONSOCKET -- Woonsocket Little League’s opening day went off with a hitch Saturday at...
BURRILLVILLE – Firefighters spent the day Monday putting out hotspots and sifting through the skeletal remains of three...
WOONSOCKET – Police are investigating the death of a Mason Street man whose body was found lying partially in a...
BURRILLVILLE – Residents took time out on a perfect Saturday morning to ensure that their community stayed just as...

 

Premium Drupal Themes by Adaptivethemes