John H. Hollmen

john hollmen

December 16, 1918 ~ June 10, 2011

Resided in: Lawrenceville, GA

John H. Hollmen, age 92 of Lawrenceville GA, passed away on June 10, 2011. He was preceded in death by his parents, Arthur and Anna Hollmen; his wife of 42 years Anne T. Hollmen and four siblings; Helen, Alice, Walter, Roger. He is survived by his children Moira Brandt, Patrica Dowd, Michael Hollmen; five grandchildren Jennifer Brant-Taylor, Elizabeth Brandt, Michael Hollmen, Meghan Shubert and Sean Dowd and two great grandchildren Mary Anne and Patricia Mae Shubert. He was born in McKeesport, Pennsylvania and raised in the New York City area. Prior to his enlistment in the US Army in 1940, he served in the US Conservation Corp working on projects in the Western United States. During his service in US Army he was in the European Theater as an Advanced Reconnaissance Ranger, earning the Bronze Star and a Battle Field Officers Commission to Second Lieutenant for heroic efforts. After the war he returned to New York City where he worked for the city of New York and the US Army National Guard, retiring in 1978. Since moving to Georgia in 1999, he resided at Delmar Gardens where he was an active volunteer. His activities included volunteering at Kanoheda Elementary School, assisting in the registration of Veterans at Delmar Gardens and he was considered the "CEO" of their gift shop. Recently he was awarded a certificate as volunteer of the year for Delmar Gardens for 2011. In Lieu of flowers he requested that donations be made to the USO, or the Wounded Warrior Fund. A Funeral Mass will be held Monday, June 13, 2011 at 11 o'clock at The Catholic Church of Saint Monica, in Duluth, with interment to follow at Arlington Nation Cemetery in Arlington, VA at a later date. The family will receive friends on Sunday, from 6 o'clock until 8 o'clock at Wages and Sons Gwinnett Chapel, 1031 Lawrenceville Hwy, Lawrenceville, GA 30046. 770-277-4550

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  1. Dear Moira, Patricia and Michael, I knew your Dad as friend here at Delmar Gardens and appreciated all his hardwork as volunteer “CEO” of our Delmar Gift Shop. He had a wonderful personality and was always ready to tell a story. As the wife of a WWII veteran who is also buried at Arlington National Cemetary, I appreciated and respected your Dad’s service to our country. He will be missed by all his friends and I know especially by you his children, and the grand and great grandchildren. May God bless his soul and may he rest in much deserved peace. Blessings to you all, Rose Taylor

  2. Your Dad will stay in my memory book, for now and forever. Just to know him, was to love him, and his Annie. I was lucky enough to have known them for many years, and my beautiful Moira, and his wonderful family. I will always miss you, John and your Annie. so sincerely, Irene

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