John A. Holloway Jr.

ATHOL — A graveside service for John A. Holloway Jr., 54, of Morton Meadows, will be held Saturday, Feb. 6, at 11 a.m., at Silver Lake Cemetery.

A memorial service will follow at 11:15 a.m. at the Salvation Army Athol Corps, 107 Ridge Ave., with Lt. Michael Buzzard officiating.

Following the memorial service, a celebration of life will take place at noon at the Salvation Army.

Gifts in John’s name can be sent in his memory to The Salvation Army Athol Corps, 107 Ridge Ave., Athol, MA 01331.

ATHOL — John A. Holloway Jr., 54, of Morton Meadows, died unexpectedly at home on Sunday, Jan. 3, 2016, after being stricken ill.

Born in Gardner on Jan. 17, 1961, he was a son of John Sr. and Joyce (Parker) Holloway and grew up in Phillipston, moving to Athol at the age of 10.

A resident of Athol most of his life, John enjoyed drawing, fishing and walking.

Survivors include his mother, Joyce Holloway of Orange; sisters, Nancy Roussell of Athol, Nadine Powell and her husband, Bruce, of Swanzey, N.H., and Noreen Alvarez and her husband, Bernard, of Orange; and many nephews and nieces.

John was predeceased by his father, John Sr., a brother, Jason Holloway, and a sister, Natha Holloway.

There are no calling hours.

A celebration of life and interment in Silver Lake Cemetery, Athol, will be held at a later date and time to be announced.

Witty’s Funeral Home, 158 South Main St., Orange, is directing the arrangements.

You may offer your sympathy online at

Athol Daily News

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Athol, MA 01331
Phone: (978) 249-3535


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