Sabatina M. Holmes 88, of Rowley and formerly of Peabody, gained her wings Saturday, April 24, 2021 at home. She was the wife of the late Gilbert Holmes, and surviving sister Theresa McParlin of Florida.
Sabatina was born in Boston MA, June 14, 1932, daughter of the late John DeAlmeida and Carmella (Montefusco) DeAlmeida.
Devoted wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, and great-great grandmother. Sabatina enjoyed traveling with her husband and family, loved holiday gatherings and loved cooking. Her family was her world.
Mrs. Holmes is survived by 5 children, Irene Winter husband Greg Winter, Carmella Holmes Moise, Donna Jones and husband Brian Jones, Gilbert Holmes Jr.,(Chuck) wife Barbara Holmes, Lenora Dawson and husband Jeff Dawson, 12 grandchildren 8 great-grandchildren, 2 great-great-grandchildren and many nieces and nephews. She is predeceased by her brothers, Joseph, Jack and Tony DeAlmeida.
Calling hours will be on Friday, April 30, 2021 from 4:00-8:00 p.m., at F. S. Roberts & Son Funeral Home, 14 Independent Street, Rowley. Mass of Christian Burial will be on Saturday, May 1, 2021 at 10:00 a.m., at Saint Mary Church, Main Street, Rowley. Burial will follow at Main Street Cemetery. Face coverings are required and social distance protocols will be followed. In lieu of flowers, donation may be made to the Danielle Holmes Yagjian Foundation, 200 Boxford Rd., Rowley, MA 01969, American Heart Association, 7272 Greenville Ave. Dallas Texas, 75231. To light a memorial candle or to leave a message of condolence, please visit www.fsrobertsandson.com
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