John Joseph Holmes

We are saddened to announce the passing of John Joseph Holmes, who died June 7, 2022 at his home in Westchester County, NY.

John was born in Brooklyn, NY. He attended West Bablyon High School (1976-1980), Cornell University (1980-1984) and St. John’s University School of Law (1984-1987).

After graduating from law school, John spent his career as an Assistant District Attorney in the Kings County District Attorney’s office. John was passionate about his career in the DA’s office and was an excellent trial lawyer. 

John loved music and the great outdoors.  He traveled extensively, including to Vietnam, Thailand, Chile, Tanzania and Iceland. He loved to swim, snowboard, hike and bike, and he was an avid Mets fan.

John was married to Renee Hodys from 1998 - 2013. John and Renee remained dear friends. Above all else, John loved their wonderful children Ella (20) and Harry (17).

John is survived by his children, Ella and Harry Holmes; mother, Carol Holmes; sisters and brothers in law, Linda Pengeroth and Paul, Lori Mahon, and Stephanie Lemasters and Eric; nieces and nephews Jillian, Elyse and Patrick Pengeroth, Ali Mahon, and Emily and Jack Lemasters. John was pre-deceased by his father, John Joseph Holmes.

A funeral service will be held Tuesday June 14, 2022 at 12 noon at the

John J. Fox Funeral Home, Inc. 2080 Boston Post Road Larchmont, NY 10538

Metered Parking is available on the street and in the municipal parking lot behind the funeral home. (Parking Kiosks can be found on the corner of each block, have your license plate number with you)