Frances Holyoak (Quade)
Frances Ann Holyoak, “Teeny”, 84, of Mechanicsville, MD passed away surrounded by her loving daughters on July 7, 2018. She was born on May 14, 1934 in Mechanicsville, MD. Frances was the daughter of the late Catherine Caroline Stewart Quade and William Raymond Quade, Sr. Frances was the loving wife of the late Howard Lester Holyoak, whom she married on March 18, 1955 in Wyoming and who preceded her in death on April 12, 1981. Frances is survived by her children; Catherine Ottani of Solomon’s, MD, Margaret Hektoen (Tom) of Mechanicsville, MD, and Karen Holyoak-Ward (Bill) of California, MD. As well as grandchildren; Brian Hektoen, Jessica Johnson, Eric Ward, Gregory Ottani, and Rachel Ward. Her great grandchildren; Jenna Hektoen, Sara Grace Hektoen, Cameron Johnson, Chloe Bassford, Callie Bassford, Cammie Bassford, and Baby Brother (Soon to be) Johnson. Her Siblings: Mary Ellen Rucks (Bill – deceased), Barbara Wilson (Dean – deceased) , Raymond Quade (Barbara), Catherine Mattingly (deceased) (Billy), Harold Quade (deceased) (Carolyn), Sharon Risling, and Matthew Quade (Lori).
Frances was a lifelong resident of St. Mary’s County, MD and graduated from St. Mary’s Academy in 1952. She was a Customer Service Representative for SMECO for 27 years. Frances enjoyed spending time with her family and friends, shopping and lunch with her sister Bobby, dancing and playing cards with her friend Betty and company, playing the slots with her siblings, and going to Mass and praying her rosary every day.
The family will receive friends on Wednesday, July 11, 2018 from 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM in Immaculate Conception Catholic Church Mechanicsville, MD, where a Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11:00 AM with Father Michael Teitjen officiating. Interment will follow in Charles Memorial Gardens, Leonardtown, MD. Pallbearers will be: Thomas Hektoen, Brian Hektoen, Bill Ward, Eric Ward, Greg Ottani, and Craig Johnson. Honorary Pallbearers will be; Jessica Johnson, Rachel Ward, Ryan Sullivan, Jessica Brightwell, and her great grandchildren.
Contributions may be made to the Mechanicsville Vol. Rescue Squad P.O. Box 15 Mechanicsville, MD 20659.