Fort Plain- Grace Holcomb, loving wife and mother, passed away on Thursday, December 6th, 2018, at the age of 74. She was born Grace Marie Anderson on May 1st, 1944 in Queens, NY; the youngest of 7, to Elmer and Lillian Anderson. She fell in love with a Third Class Petty Officer Ronald R. Holcomb, they were married on February 8th 1963. Grace and Ronald had two sons, Ronald V. Holcomb and Roy A. Holcomb, also, surviving two godchildren Eric and Keith Anderson. Grace is survived by many nieces and nephews still residing in Long Island. Her sons went on to bring her two daughters- in-law and four grandchildren. Ronald V. married Priscilla and gave Grace three grandchildren, Alisha, Ronald A. and Dillon. Roy married Debra with a daughter Sabrina. Her Grandson Ronald A. married Tara and gave Grace great grandchildren: Logan, Conner and Emmalena. Sabrina also gave Grace great grandchildren, Gabriella, Paisley, and Ella.
Grace had a lot of love and a hint of fire in her heart for family, friends and pets. She enjoyed her cats, dogs and outside pets like horses, goats and ducks. Grace took great pride in her home and showed overflowing love to all her children and pets. Grace made each and every holiday and birthday special for everyone, producing a loving and loyal family near and far.
Calling hours will be held on Wednesday, December 12, 2018 at the Jillson Funeral Home, Inc., 46 William St., Whitehall. A reception followed at the Putnam Firehouse. Donations in Grace’s name may be made online, to the Diabetes Research Foundation.