1927 - 2020
Obituary of Fred Hollinworth
Passed away peacefully in his sleep on Wednesday, September 23, 2020 at the age of 93. Loving husband of the late Mary Hollinworth (Laframboise) (May 13, 2016). Predeceased by his daughter Cathy (January 28, 2013), and son Paul (July 6, 2016). Predeceased by his brother Orville and sisters Sadie and Marjorie. Loving father to Fred Jr., Cecile (Douglas), Michael, Betty Jane (Novelletto) and Shirley (O'Neil). Proud grandfather to many grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great grandchildren. Fred retired from Chrysler in 1989. He was an avid hunter in his early years and enjoyed fishing and car rides in his latter years with his son Michael. He always started his day with his scratch tickets right after breakfast. The family would like to give special thanks to both Anne Fitzpatrick and Roseann Warner, who provided exceptional care to Dad each day. Family and friends will be received at the Reid Funeral Home, 87 Maidstone Ave. E., Essex (519-776-4233) on Saturday September 26, 2020 from 11a.m. until the Funeral Service to celebrate Fred's life at 12p.m., please arrive at 11:45am. Interment to follow at Victoria Memorial Gardens. Due to COVID restrictions, Visitation and Service are limited to a specific number of visitors at a time. Only those with an appointment will be allowed in. Please book an appointment online at www.reidfuneralhome.ca to secure a designated time to pay your respects and attend the Service. EVERYONE must wear a mask. Memorial donations to the Diabetes Association would be appreciated by the family. Friends may send condolences or make a memorial donation at www.reidfuneralhome.ca.