Michael J. Holmes

Michael J. Holmes, age 91, Native of Co. Mayo, Ireland, currently of Lombard, beloved husband of Ann, nee Cummings; loving father of Annie Henry, Eileen ( the late Keith) Carlson, Peggy Holmes, Una (Alan) Vujica, Kathy Pivoney and the late Theresa (Donny) Shallcross and Thomas P. Holmes; proud grandfather of of Tommy, Keith, Colin, Kevin, Jessica, Kelly, Michael and Samantha; fond brother and uncle of many. Visitation Thursday 3:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. at Gibbons Funeral Home, 134 South York Road, (½ mile North of Saint Charles Road), Elmhurst. Friends and family will meet for a Mass of Christian Burial Friday, 9:30 a.m. at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, 134 Arthur Street, Elmhurst. Interment Private.  In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society, 225 North Michigan Avenue, Suite 1200, Chicago, IL 60601.  For funeral information please call 630-832-0018 or www.gibbonsfuneralhome.com

Memorial Service Program





3:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m.
Gibbons Funeral Home
134 South York Road
Elmhurst, IL 60126






9:30 a.m. at
Immaculate Conception Catholic Church
134 Arthur Street
Elmhurst, IL




In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the

American Cancer Society, 225 North Michigan Avenue, Suite 1200, Chicago, IL 60601


12 comments on “Michael J. Holmes
  1. Catherine Butler says:

    Dear Mrs. Holmes, so sorry for your loss. Tenderly thinking of all of you. Remembering fondly your Teresa and Tommy, God be good to them and may they all Rest In Peace. Love, Cathy

  2. Andrew Fowich says:

    Dear Holmes family,

    Our most heartfelt and sincere condolences for your loss. We wish you feelings of warmth, moments of peace, and memories of joy during this difficult time. We will celebrate an amazing life while praying you may find comfort from your grief.

    The Fowich family

  3. Steve Dorahy says:

    My condolences on the passing of this wonderful man

  4. Jacinta Dorahy says:

    My condolences to Aunt Ann and all my cousins on the death of Uncle Mike. He will be sorely missed
    Much love
    Jacinta Dorahy

  5. Rose Brocato says:

    I’m so very sorry for the loss of Mr.Holmes He was a loving and caring man and will be missed by all my deepest condolences to the family xo

  6. Audrey & John Krahulik says:

    Our hearts go out to Ann & family. Our prayers are with you. Mike was loved by many. God bless all of you.

    John & Audrey Krahulik

  7. Jeff Holan says:

    Mike Holmes was a great man and friend, and he will certainly be missed. I offer my sincere condolences to the family. – Jeff Holan

  8. Edel Doherty says:

    Sincere condolences to Anne and family on the passing of Uncle Mike, may he rest in peace.

    Those we love don’t go away,
    They walk beside us everyday, unseen, unheard, but always near, still loved, still missed and very dear.

    Ar dheis Dé go raibh a hanam.

    Thoughts and prayers from Ballina Co.Mayo from all the Doherty and Henniga family.

  9. Jenni Hicks says:

    I’m so very sorry for the loss of Mr Holmes. He was such a great family man and fun person. I was always happy to see him at the family gatherings and up at CAPS. I will not be able to make it to the wake or funeral due to work, but I send all my love to the family and will keep all the family in my prayers. ❤️❤️❤️

    Love , Jenni Hicks

  10. John Lawton says:

    I was greatly saddened hearing about Mike’s passing,Mike was a strong union man ,and willing to help a newer operator on the job site ,he will be sorely missed at the St.Patricks day parade and other Emerald club functions,in closing your family has my deepest condolences.

  11. Pat and Joe Trimarco says:

    Kathy,We are sincerely sorry to learn of your Father’s passing. We hope you and your entire family have wonderful memories to help you through this difficult time
    Joe and Pat Trimarco

  12. M says:

    I’m sorry to learn of Mike’s passing so late. He and my father (Bob Karcz) shared a long friendship. I had the privilege of meeting Mike myself quite a few years ago, and enjoyed many conversations with him. My thoughts and prayers are with all of Mr Holmes’ family & other friends – he will be missed.
    – Mike Karcz

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