Barbara C. Holley

Barbara C. Holley of Greenport, New York City and Vero Beach, Fla., died at her Greenport home May 9, 2014. She was 80.  

She was born in Brooklyn June 29, 1933, to John and Priscilla (Winkler) Collins and was a graduate of Packer Collegiate Institute.

For many years, Barbara was a legal secretary in New York City.

Barbara had great joy spending time with her three dogs: Maxie, Mindy and Sami. She also enjoyed gardening.

Surviving is her husband of 46 years, Robert E. Holley. Barbara was also the loving aunt of the late John Lawrence (Kathleen), Priscilla Honcannon (John), Patty Kirstead (John), Gerard Lawrence (Elaine) and Pamela Kiefer (Robert) and many great-nieces and great-nephews.

The family will receive visitors Monday, May 12, from 7 to 9 p.m. and Tuesday, May 13, from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. at DeFriest-Grattan Funeral Home in Southold. The Liturgy of Christian Burial will be celebrated Wednesday, May 14, at 9:30 a.m. at St. Agnes R.C. Church in Greenport. Interment will follow at Holy Cross Cemetery in Brooklyn.

Memorial donations made to East End Hospice would be appreciated.


This is a paid notice.