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Philomene Holder, 61, of East Hartford, beloved wife of Michael Holder passed away peacefully Tuesday March 14, 2006 at the West Hartford Health and Rehabilitation Center. Born in St. Lucia, she was the daughter of the late Donelly and Phyllis (Alcide) Jacob and has lived in East Hartford for the past year, previously residing in Hartford for most of her life. She was a Certified Nurse’s Assistant with the West Hartford Health and Rehab Center, and for Mercy Knoll of West Hartford for the past twelve years. She was a member of the St. Lucian and Barbados American Society of Hartford. She was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother, aunt, and friend and will be deeply missed. Besides her husband, she leaves her son, Michael A. Holder, of East Hartford; a daughter, Johana Darity of Hartford; a sister, Muriel Jacob, of Hartford; three brothers, two grandchildren, Wendell and Janelle Jacob; a great-grandson, Darnell Jacob; nieces, Michalina Hopkins, of Windsor, Frances Jacob, of Hartford; nephews, Augustin Jacob, and his wife Lisa, Kevin Mapp, of East Hartford, Albert Charles, of Hartford; her cousin, Virgin Julien of Hartford, and special friends, Sandra Elliott,of Hartford and Clarita of East Hartford; and the Biscette, Altius, and Alcide families of St. Lucia and Hartford. The family would like to thank the staff at the West Hartford Health and Rehab. Center for the care, and compassion given to Philomene, especially Annie, Angie and Jennie on Bliss A. Funeral services will begin Saturday March 18 at 9:00 am from the Carmon Windsor Funeral Home 807 Bloomfield Ave. Windsor followed by a mass at 10:00 am at St. Justin Church 230 Blue Hills Ave. Hartford. Burial will be private. Friends are invited to visit the family Friday from 5-8 pm at the funeral home. Please visit www.carmonfuneralhome.com for our online guest book and directions