James R. Holland

June 25, 1932November 25, 2018

James R. Holland of East Sandwich MA passed away on Sunday, November 25, 2018 at Cape Heritage, Sandwich. He was the husband of Marion C. (Nelson) Holland. Born in Newton, MA, he was the son of the late James E. and Marguerite (Henke) Holland. Mr. Holland was preceded in death by his dear sister, Mrs, Patricia J. Bird of Spencer, MA and Naples, FL (Mrs. Gordon F. Bird).

He was a veteran of the United States Army. Mr. Holland represented a major pharmaceutical company for 10 years and served in corporate management with ServiceMASTER Industries in its hospital division for 15 years. After relocating to Cape Cod, Mr. Holland purchased Cape Maid Farms. In 1986 he founded The Professional Handyman, a home repair and maintenance business.

Besides his wife, he is survived by a daughter, Gail C. Holland of Hyannis; a son, David E. Holland and his wife Susanne of East Sandwich MA and a grandson, Noah J. Holland of East Sandwich.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend his Funeral Service at 11:00 A. M. on Saturday, December 8, 2018 at Christ Chapel 1200 Old Stage Road, Centerville MA. Visitation 2:00 TO 4:00 P. M. and 6:00 to 8:00 P. M. on Friday, December 7 at the Nickerson-Bourne Funeral Home 154 Route 6A, Sandwich MA. Interment at Sandwich Town Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers please make contributions to the James R. Holland Memorial Fund at Christ Chapel, 1200 Old Stage Road, Centerville MA.


  • Marion C. Holland, Wife
  • James E. Holland, Father
  • Marguerite Holland, Mother
  • Patricia J. Bird, Sister
  • Gordon F. Bird, Brother-in-law
  • Gail C. Holland, Daughter
  • David E. Holland, Son
  • Susanne Holland, Daughter-in-law
  • Noah J. Holland, Grandson
  • 1200 Old Stage Road, Centerville MA.


  • Visiting Hours Friday, December 7, 2018
  • Funeral Service Saturday, December 8, 2018
  • Burial Saturday, December 8, 2018

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