Sheila P. (O’Leary) Holland, 78, of Southborough, passed away peacefully on Thursday, July 5th, 2018 after a long illness.
She was the beloved wife of David J. Holland for the past 51 years.
Born in Toronto, Ontario, she was the daughter of the late Agnes (Weber) and Stephen M. O'Leary. Sheila moved with her family to Cambridge, and was a 1957 graduate of Mt Trinity High School in Watertown. In 1971 Sheila and her husband settled in Southborough where she raised their family and was an active member of the community. She worked as the Administrator of St. Marks Church, of Southborough,for 37 years and it was a role she truly loved.
In addition to her husband she is survived by her daughter, Denise Dresser and her husband Dennis of San Francisco; two grandchildren, Ford and Blake Dresser; four sisters, Patricia O’Leary and Eileen Arnold, both of Cambridge; Maureen Fosher of Belmont; Stephanie Deeley and her husband Thomas, Sr of Charlestown; and many nieces and nephews. Sheila was predeceased by her son Kevin.
Visiting hours will be held on Monday, July 9 from 4-7pm at Morris Funeral Home at 40 Main Street, Southborough.
A funeral Mass will be held on Tuesday, July 10 at 10:30am at St. Matthew Church, 26 Highland Street, Southborough. Burial will be private and at the convenience of the family.
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