Dan Dan Holt

October 15, 1934February 3, 2013

Daniel D. Holt III, 78 Cumberland Center – Daniel D. Holt, III, 78 passed away at home on February 3, 2013 after a long battle with cancer. Dan was born on October 15, 1934 in Boston, MA and was a son of Daniel D. Holt, II of Georgetown, MA and Rose B. Choquette of Bath, ME. Dan graduated from Morse High School in Bath and served proudly in the Army during the Korean War. Dan married the former Jacqueline Purdy of Bath. After a short period, of work at Bath Iron Works, Dan found employment with Electrolux and had an extraordinarily successful career spanning over 50 years. Dan enjoyed boating, lobstering, fishing and clam digging. Dan had a green thumb and could grow almost anything including blueberries, figs, raspberries and tomatoes, always growing enough to share with neighbors and family. Dan was a fierce competitor whether it was cribbage, croquet, or any other event enduring hours of torture at the hands of his brothers, son and friends. Dan loved the sun and drove convertibles for years. He traveled to many places but most of the time it was to someplace warm and sunny. Dan could often be found preparing meals for a friendly and welcome crowd. He loved the Yarmouth clam festival and often had a better spread in his back yard than they had in the center of town. This was the stuff that memories of Dan were made of. Dan is survived by his three children: Brenda Holt and husband Michael Stinson of Bath, Kevin Holt and Kathy Dial of West Bath, Michael Holt of Milton, MA and Michael's mother, Lou Ann Carter Moore. Dan is also survived by a sister Bonolyn Page and husband Bob of Georgetown, MA, brothers David Holt of Bath and Gregory Choquette and wife Barbara of Old Town; grandchildren Tiffany King and William King, great-grandchildren and many nieces and nephews. Dan’s extended family includes Morris E. Carter and two children and Lisa A. Carter Cummings and five children all of Florida. Dan enjoyed many special enduring moments with his former high school sweetheart Jean McRae of Bath. Visiting hours will be from 5:00-7:00 PM on Wednesday February 6 at Lindquist Funeral Home, 1 Mayberry Lane, Yarmouth. Funeral service will be at 11:00 AM, Thursday February 7 at the funeral home. Burial will be in Moss Side Cemetery in the spring. Please visit to view a video collage of Dan’s life and to share your condolences, memories and tributes with his family. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to: Coastal Humane Society, 30 Range Road, Brunswick, ME 04011-2201



  • Visiting Hours Wednesday, February 6, 2013
  • Funeral Service Thursday, February 7, 2013


  • Burial - Spring 2013

Dan Dan Holt

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February 24, 2013

I will miss seeing Dan out watering his lawn and puttering around as I pass by the house. He was always busy and the house was immaculate. Condolences from down the street.

Taylor Cummings

February 11, 2013

Love you so much Dan miss you wish cancer never was here. Love Taylor

February 9, 2013

Thank you for your service.

Sandra and Anthony Cerbone

February 8, 2013

We will miss you, cousin Dan, and will keep those happy memories of many good times at family parties and gatherings forever in our hearts.
Our prayers and love go out to all your friends and family. Rest in peace now, Love, Sandra, Tony, Thomas, Loretta,and Nicholas David

Joe Daringl

February 7, 2013

Dan was a high school friend and we enjoyed many fun times together.May you rest in peace old friend and as we Irish always say "may you get to heaven 30 minutes before the devil knows your there"
Joe Darling
Tucson, AZ

Meganlyn Fulton

February 6, 2013

Danny, I am so glad you and my grammy re-entered each others lives all the years later. You helped her through a very tough time and I could not be more greatful to you. You were so full of life, always smiling and wanting to goof around! Thank you for being such an amazing person, I will truly miss you. May the two of you rest in peace.

Savannah Rice

February 6, 2013

I have to say I was very disappointed to come home and see that my entire entry was missing from my post. Nonetheless, I guess I will try to restate what I previously entered.
Uncle Billy Boy will be remembered by my family and I always, as he owned a character that was unforgettable. He was a hardworking and endearing man that made loving him an easy task, much like his brother. I can only imagine what they got up to back in the day.
I enjoyed spending time outdoors with him or playing cards. He was always the life of the party. I am grateful that I got to spend so much time with him and that we got to go camping a couple years back.
I love you Uncle, and I know you won't be resting up there because you never were at ease down here. Nonetheless, Rest easy.

Tamara Holt

February 6, 2013

On my ride down to join those who loved you at the wake this evening, the sunset was awesome with an orange ball of fire in the sky, complete with God's rays streaming down and rain streams with all of the pinks, orange and gold.
It was a very fitting view with a little bit of everything sprinkled in. All of my memories of you are just like that uncle Billy Boy.
Whenever we parted ways I always took with me a smile and a positive attitude. Thanks for sharing your knowledge, your love and mostly your time. 15 for 2. I love you. Tam the clam.

Penny & Peter Colello

February 6, 2013

So sorry to hear about Dan.. He gave it his best shot. We'll miss having him stop up with his boat! Sending you lots of love & light, Peter Colello & Penny Megquier

Lynn Reinsch

February 6, 2013

I'll never forget the first time I met ole Billy Boy, he came running across the lawn to give me a hug, hand me a croquet Malet and ask me if I wanted in on a little gamie, I said, sure, why not! There was never a dull moment with him in the room and the world will be a little less bright with you no longer in it. I will miss you! Lynn