Vincent E. "Butch" Holland

Loving and kind hearted pappy

Service times: Wednesday, November 7, 2018 at 11:00 a.m.

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Vincent E. "Butch" Holland, 79, a lifelong Columbia resident, flew to his Savior on November 3, 2018, at Moravian Manor of Lititz. Born to the late Charles and Eleanora McComsey Holland, he was the husband of Mary Lou Price Holland. They were married for 56 years.

Butch retired from the former ITT Grinnell Corporation, Columbia and Penncast Corporation, Marietta. He was an active member of the Grace E.C. Church, Columbia; the former Salem Boat Club, and was an avid Susquehanna Riverman. He enjoyed fishing and hunting throughout his life. Butch's interest in the Susquehanna was displayed in his construction of models of the bridges that spanned the river. He would share his knowledge with senior citizen groups after retiring. He will be remembered by his family as a loving and kind hearted pappy.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by his daughters, Pamela, wife of James Humbert; Denise, wife of Wayne Miller, Jr.; Kathleen, wife of Gregory Breach, Sr.; eight grandchildren; five great-grandchildren and a sister, Patricia Wagner.

A funeral service will be held at the Clyde W. Kraft Funeral Home, Inc., 519 Walnut St., Columbia, PA on Wednesday, November 7, 2018, at 11:00 a.m. with the Rev. Don Wert, officiating. Burial will follow in Laurel Hill Memorial Gardens. Family and friends may view at 10:00 a.m. on Wednesday one hour prior to the service. In lieu of flowers, contributions in Butch's memory may be made to Moravian Manor at Please direct as a tribute gift to the Memory Care Unit in Vincent Holland's name.

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