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Clair M. Holland, Jr.

September 17, 1939 — August 5, 2023

Clair M. Holland Jr. age 83, of Erie, PA passed away on Saturday August 5, 2023 at UPMC Hamot Hospital following a brief illness. He was born in Erie, September 17, 1939, the only child of the late Clair M. Holland Sr. and Helen DelNagro Holland. After graduating from Academy High School, Clair served four years in the United States Army.  He was a local business owner for many years.

Clair was known for being a hard worker, dog lover, generous to those who needed a favor, and passionate about his beliefs. 

He is survived by his wife of 54 years Sylvia Mroczkowski Holland, sons Jason and Gabriel (Anita) of Erie, PA; daughter Claudia Pasquarette (Anthony) and 5 beloved grandchildren: Gianna, Piper, Lucia, Freya and Carter. Clair is further survived by Arthur T. Williams III (Terri) of Fairview, and Jessica Bullers Dessauer (Daniel) of Ely, Cambridgeshire, England, both of whom were like children to him.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Erie Humane Society 2407 Zimmerly Road, Erie, PA 16506, or The ANNA Shelter 1555 East 10th Street, Erie, PA 16511.

Friends are invited to call on the family Monday, August 14, 2023 from 3:00 p.m. until the time of the funeral service at 7:00 p.m. at Burton Quinn Scott Cremation & Funeral Service Inc. Downtown, 602 West 10th Street, Erie.

Send condolences to www.BurtonQuinnScott.com

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