Chesapeake- Doris (Erickson) Holt, “Dee”, 86, passed away peacefully on January 6, 2018 after a long and happy life.
After growing up in Bergen County, New Jersey and graduating from Centenary Junior College, Dee met the love of her life, Bruce Holt, and married in 1954. In the ensuing decades they raised a family in Ramsey and Allendale, New Jersey, before moving to Virginia in 2004. They celebrated their sixtieth wedding anniversary in 2014.
Doris is remembered as a devoted wife, mother, grandmother and friend with a true zest for life. She was predeceased by her husband in 2014, and is survived by her daughter, Barbara Pye, her sons, David (Jean) Holt, and Gary (Wendy) Holt, and her six granddaughters , Jacqueline, Stephanie, Michelle, Allison, Erica, and Chloe.