Everett J. Holland

Date of Passing:

August 25, 2017

Holland, Everett J., “Red,” 92, of Sachem Road, died peacefully on August 25, 2017 at the Rhode Island Veterans Home, Bristol. He was the husband of the late Ann (Foeri) Holland.

A lifelong resident of East Providence, he was the son of the late James E. and Hilma (Larson) Holland, he wintered in Florida and summered in Westport, MA.

Mr. Holland was an installer and repairman for the former New England Telephone Company for 53 years.

Everett was a graduate of East Providence High School Class of 1943. He enjoyed golfing and once hit a hole-in-one in Florida.

Mr. Holland was a United States Army Veteran serving during World War II.

He is survived by a brother, Raymond Holland of Bradenton, FL; three sister-in-laws, Eleanor Foeri of Riverside, Ann Foeri of East Providence and Helen Foeri of Pawtucket; several nieces and nephews and great nieces and nephews.

His funeral service will be held on Tuesday August 29, 2017 in the W. RAYMOND WATSON FUNERAL HOME, 350 Willett Avenue, Riverside at 10 a.m. Burial with Military Honors will be held on Gate of Heaven Cemetery.

Calling hours are Tuesday morning 9-10 a.m. Flowers are respectfully omitted. Contributions in Everett’s memory to St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN, 38105 would be deeply appreciated.

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  1. We all have great memories of Ann and Red and the fun times they had with “Club”. My deepest condolences for your loss and regret for not being in RI to attend the wake and funeral. Red and Ann live on in the memories of all of us.

  2. Will never forget the time spent on the boat fishing with my dad and Red. Great weekends at Westport. Thanks for everything!

  3. Eleanor and Ann,

    Nice memories of our trip to Florida. Red always smiling and having fun on the beach and playing cards at night.
    Then for the Labor Day party at Tiverton, Red would be the first down the hill with the biggest tray of stuffies He was always smiling.
    God Bless, go in Peace

  4. Many great stories and memories of “the club”. Red would always chauffeur us back and forth to the beautiful beach at Westport where we’d check out the scene with his binoculars. Red was always happy, easy going and had the best laugh. My sincere condolences to all.

  5. Eleanor and Ann
    I was greatly saddened to learn of Red’passing. I’m sure he’s at peace to be with Ann,after all these years. Red was a lucky man having you both looking after him. I know Ann was most grateful for your love and devotion to her Red You are all in my thoughts and prayers.

  6. I am so sorry to read the sad news about Red passing. He was such a nice, nice man. Its difficult to lose someone you have shared so many memories with. My sincerest sympathies to all.

  7. So sorry to hear of Red’s passing. He was a wonderful person.

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