Russell W. “Russ” Holt, 58

Jul 6, 2020

Russell W. “Russ” Holt, 58, of Rochester died Friday, May 15, 2020, at Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston. He was the husband of Mariaregina “Gigi” Holt and had been married for 30 years.

Born in Wareham, he was the son of the late Albert and Priscilla (Knowles) Holt. Mr. Holt was control room operator, shift supervisor, utility operator, power attendant, and an on-call EMT for Covanta Energy in Rochester. He also owned and operated Holts Dive Service for over 30 years. Mr. Holt also served in the U.S. Navy from 1981 to 1984.

A cancer survivor, Mr. Holt was a volunteer participant in the American Cancer Society’s Relay for Life. He enjoyed spending time scalloping on his boat, and spending time with his family. He was a member of the Improved Order of Red Men, and an avid Patriot’s fan and season ticket holder. Mr. Holt was a hard-working, well respected man who always put his family first.

Survivors include his wife, Gigi of Rochester; his sons, Nick Holt of Rochester and Nate Holt of San Diego, CA; his step-mother Linda Holt of New Bedford; his siblings, Ed Holt and his wife Dana of Norridgewock, ME, Norman Holt and his wife Linda of Marion, Debbie Holt of Acushnet; and his step-brother, Jeff Davis and his wife Jesika of Purcellville, VA. Also surviving are several nieces and nephews.

Relatives and friends are invited to visit at the Chapman, Cole & Gleason Funeral Home, 2599 Cranberry Hwy. (Rt. 28), Wareham on Saturday, July 18, 2020 from 1 – 4 p.m.

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