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“I "ditto" the comments of my Latin School Classmates, Vin Lee, Larry Blacke, and Jim Rose. Ed was a friendly unassuming athlete, scholar, and...Read More »
1 of 12 | Posted by: A friend

“Out of all Will Holland's recitations, this was my favorite:Whoever you are, be nobleWhatever you do, do wellWhenever you speak, speak kindlyBring...Read More »
2 of 12 | Posted by: Nancy Holland - Summerville, SC

“Simply put one of the finest human beings I have ever met ! When I recently spoke to him about living in Las Vegas his advice to me was " Have...Read More »
3 of 12 | Posted by: John Glymn - Las Vegas, NV

“What a man ! Intelligent, witty , steadfast and kind. To Becky ,his children and the entire Holland clan I am very sorry for your loss . There is...Read More »
4 of 12 | Posted by: Tom King - Falls church, VA

“My thoughts and condolences to Ed's extensive circle of family and friends. It is always difficult to have a fine person pass before his time; it is...Read More »
5 of 12 | Posted by: Vincent Lee - Quincy, MA

“Ed, Was a leader in the true spirit of the Latin School, articulate and quiet until he got really ticked off.It was a pleasure seeing him again at...Read More »
6 of 12 | Posted by: Larry Blacke - Fort Lauderdale, FL

“A great captain of our football team at Latin and an inspiring leader. I am honored to have known him ”
7 of 12 | Posted by: James Rose - Lynnfield, MA

“To Edward's family and the extended Holland family. The joy and fun over a lifetime of growing up and old with Eddie and his brothers and sisters...Read More »
8 of 12 | Posted by: James Gilmore - Nokomis, FL

“So sorry for your loss. Your Dad will live on in your cherished memories. Rest in Peace Ed ”
9 of 12 | Posted by: Frank Walsh - TAMPA, FL

“Becky, Amy, Sarah and Mary, Chris ,Finn and Nora, I am so very sorry to hear of the loss of Ed. I only met him a few times around the time Amy and...Read More »
10 of 12 | Posted by: Betsy Vallee - Auburn, ME

“RIP Ed and thanks for the memories. You were a good man with a great personality. Say Hello to BoBo for me. You were great Bostonians. ”
11 of 12 | Posted by: A friend

“RIP Ed and thanks for the memories. You were a good man with a great personality. Say Hello to BoBo for me. You were great Bostonians. ”
12 of 12 | Posted by: Brian Hickman - Braintree

Edward was born on July 5, 1949 and passed away on Wednesday, October 2, 2019.

Edward was a resident of Nashua, New Hampshire at the time of passing.

Funeral from the William J. Gormley Funeral Home, 2055 Centre Street WEST ROXBURY on Wednesday, October 9, 2019 at 9:00 a.m. followed by a Mass of Christian Burial in Holy Name Church at 10:00 a.m. Interment Mount Benedict Cemetery. For directions and guestbook, please visit: gormleyfuneral.com Gormley Funeral Service 2055 Centre Street West Roxbury, MA 02132 617-323-8600.

In lieu of flowers, donations in Ed's memory may be made to the City of Boston Scholarship Fund at https://www.boston.gov/education/city-boston-scholarship-fund#fund-partners.