James Thomas Holleran passed away peacefully on Sunday July 15th, 2018 at his home with his loving wife of 61 years by his bedside. Jim was 86 years of age. He will be lovingly remembered by his wife Janine Leon Holleran, his six children and their spouses, Mark and Barb Holleran, Jimmy and Tamara Holleran, Denise and Chris Boswell, David and Lynn Holleran, Teresa Holleran and John Ferreira, and Janine Holleran and Jamie Watson, along with several grandchildren, Caitlin, Sondra, Kayleigh, Ethan, Kyle, Shelby, David Jr, Cody, Jenna, Ashlynn, Jack, Shannon, Jordyn, Jade, Jevan, Jaeger, and his great grandchildren Sophia, Ava and Aliyah.
Jim’s Career included buying for Simpson Sears, Marketing Management for New Castle Products, General Management of Sklar Furniture, General Management of S.E. Woods, CEO of David S. Reid, CEO of Regart Machinery and ended his career consulting for Jones Tent and Awning here in Vancouver, B.C. In his youth, Jim played hockey for the St. Michael Majors back in Toronto and later worked in a management role for the team. Along with watching his Saturday Night in Canada on CBC, he loved to ski and play golf with friends and family members. He and Janine were avid bridge players. He was a commanding father who in his later years evolved into an incredibly happy and humorous Grandpa.
A Roman Catholic Funeral Mass will take place at 11am on Tuesday, July 24th 2018 at St. Augustine’s Parish, located at 7th and Maple in Vancouver.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Operation Smile, P.O. Box 235 Stn Main, Markham, Ontario, L3P 9Z9