Mr. David Ralph Hollefriend

September 30, 1938December 7, 2012
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Hollefriend, David R. (President of Holly’s Anodizing)

Peacefully at home in King City on Friday December 7, 2012. David beloved husband and best friend of Marlene. Loving father to Kim and her husband Dan Youtoff, Sue and her husband the late Gord Marshall, Nancy and her husband Scott Megit, and Jeff and Heather. Cherished Poppa to Greg, Chris, Victoria, Nicole, Austin, Emily, Rachel, Devin, Keigan, Payton, Maggie, Ben, and Paige. Visitation will be held at the Thompson Funeral Home, 530 Industrial Parkway South, Aurora (905 727-5421) on Wednesday December 12, 2012 from 6-8 pm. Internment at Aurora Cemetery on Thursday, December 13th at 11:00 am. Donations to the Canadian Diabetes Association would be appreciated by the family. On-line condolences may be made at


  • Visitation Wednesday, December 12, 2012
  • Internment Thursday, December 13, 2012

Mr. David Ralph Hollefriend

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Heide Vali

December 20, 2012

Dear Marlene and family,
I am so sorry to hear of Dave's passing. My thoughts and prayers are with you all.
Heide Vali

December 19, 2012

Dear Kim and family,
I was so sorry to hear of your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you.
Lital Duke

Tracey, Phil, Drew and Hilary (Preston) Cameron

December 14, 2012

We sorry to hear about your loss. Our thoughts are with you during this difficult time. We have fond memories of the kind and caring person Dave was.

December 13, 2012

Just heard bout Dave's(Mr Hollefriend"s) passing. I am so sorry for your Family"s loss. My thoughts and prayers of comfort are with you at this very difficult time. Beautiful collection of photos celebrating his life with you all.
Even at ten years of age, I remember thinking Nancy had one very cool and funny Dad.
Sandra Grainger (Vancouver B.C.)

Gary & Gerry McGregor

December 13, 2012

We have just viewed the video and what a master piece. You have a wonderful family and Marlene will be well looked after. Over the years we have always had fun and many laughs. We have lost a very great friend but have so many fond memories of the 50 odd years.

Steve MacIntyre and Family

December 13, 2012

It was a pleasure and an honour to know Mr. Hollefriend. I'll miss are long chats.Until we meet again.
Our deepest condolences

Simone Kalfon, Michaelle Jean PS

December 12, 2012

I am so sorry to hear of the loss of your father. The teachers and staff here send you their condolences as well. I hope your happy times together can comfort you and your family in this sad time.

December 12, 2012

Please accept our sincere condolences from all of us in the office at Trillium Woods PS. Our thoughts are with you in this time of loss.
Pam Bennett, Gail McCartie, Wendy Swaine and Leslie Crossley

Sue Ball

December 12, 2012

Dear Kim and family,
My sincere sympathy to you and your family at this difficult time. Please know that your Central Paych. Family is here to support you in any way that we can. Much love, Sue

December 11, 2012

So sorry to hear about your Dad.

Susan Rapkin