MAMARONECK, N.Y. – Anita Holmes, of Mamaroneck, died on Thursday, May 26. She was 99.
Holmes was born in the Bronx on March 27, 1917, to August H. and Caroline Schmidt Linser.
She grew up in Bronxville and graduated from Barnard School for Girls in Manhattan and Tufts University.
She worked as a market analyst for the Benton and Bowles firm in Manhattan, and opened a music store in Mamaroneck that grew to include books called The Village Shop.
Holmes was predeceased by her husband William, and sister Elsie Romanello.
A memorial service is planned for a later date.
Memorial donations can be made to the Mamaroneck United Methodist Church online at www.mamaroneckumc.org .
For more information or to post online condolences, go to www.coxeandgraziano.com .
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