Ellsworth M. Holbrook, 82
He is survived by his wife, Donna (MacIlvane) Holbrook; a son, Victor Holbrook of Marlborough; five daughters, Donna Holbrook and her partner George Moccia Jr. of Auburn, Cathy Wise and her husband Claude of California, Lynn Holbrook of North Carolina, Darlene Abro and her husband Kenneth of Northborough, and Karen Peloquin and her husband Paul of Douglas; a step-son, Robert Moody and his wife Kelly of Shrewsbury; a step-daughter, Michelle Johnson of Leicester; a brother, William Holbrook of Weymouth; two sisters, Dorothy Yeo of Arizona and Barbara Campbell of Brockton; 11 grandchildren; two great-granddaughters; and many nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by a brother, Russell, and by a sister, Hilda Holbrook.
Born in Braintree, the son of the late Walter E. and Fanella D. (Boutilier) Holbrook, he was a graduate of Braintree High School. He then served his nation proudly in the United States Army during the Korean Conflict.
Mr. Holbrook worked as a sheet metal worker for many years before retiring to enjoy his fish tanks, gardening, photography and music.
There will be no calling hours and burial will be private. A memorial Mass will be held Thursday June 30, at 9 a.m., in Saint Rose of Lima Church, 244 West Main St., Northborough.
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