Michele M. Holt

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When I taught in New England, I had the pleasure of seeing Michele doing what she obviously loved. I had great regard for Michele. Especially enjoyed watching her direct high school groups - she had such a beautiful connection with the kids and unending energy. Condolences to her family and friends.

Posted by: Lynn Morin - Murfreesboro, TN   Jul 16, 2018

Michele was one of the greats in choral music. She was inspiring, hard-working, fun-loving, artistic, generous, and kind. She was one of the most supportive colleagues that I have known in this business, and I feel fortunate to have been her friend and colleague. I loved her and feel certain that she is organizing some sort of choral event in Heaven. She was selfless and loving. She accomplished so much and inspired so many. I just heard the news and am deeply saddened for this loss. I am a better person for having known her.

Posted by: Janet Galvan - Ithaca, NY   Jul 16, 2018

To the Holt family,
I was privileged to work with Michele at Stonington High School. Her musical talent and devotion to her students were mesmerizing.
Being in Michele's presence at school and socially was like being in a "whirl-wind " of activity. She was entertaining and always knew how to keep the fun moving. I'll never forget her coming out onto a dance floor and getting my husband to "fast-dance". We still talk about chaperoning a music trip to Philadelphia where her chorus blew away the competition. My life was made better by knowing Michele.

Posted by: Karen Hamm - Marco Island, FL   Jul 16, 2018

So sorry to hear of Michele's passing. I worked with her at Stonington High School. She was an inspiration to all!

Posted by: JOYCE BONOMO - PAWCATUCK, CT   Jul 15, 2018

As one of the many who loved Michele, we are greatly saddened by her passing. Most of our children were students of hers, and I (John) worked on a great many musical projects with her. She will be forever in our memories.

Posted by: John and Monika Dreslin - Stonington, CT   Jul 12, 2018

Iam so sorry to hear of Michelle's passing. She was my music teacher at Stonington High School. She introduced me to my husband who she was in a band with and most recently assisted me in finding a music teacher in the school I am principal in. Michelle was a great person...there must be more music in heaven today. Rest my friend.

Posted by: Gail Dandurand - RI   Jul 12, 2018

Barry, Mat and Melissa,

We are heartbroken over the loss of Michele.
We have been blessed to have known and loved her.

With sympathy,
Leslie and Bob Lawrence

Posted by: A friend   Jul 11, 2018

We are truly sorry to hear of the loss of your mother. Our heartfelt condolences go out to you and your family.
Your friends of PMS

Posted by: - RI   Jul 11, 2018

I am very sorry to hear of the passing of Michele. I knew her many years ago - she always had a loving passion for music and a beautiful voice. She has touched many hearts along her life's journey. She will be sadly missed, but we all have great memories of her forever. My thoughts and prayers are with Barry and your family.

Posted by: Carol LaPorte Ionata - Coventry, RI   Jul 11, 2018

I have known Michele since grammar school

Posted by: Diane Macamaux Judd - Mims, FL   Jul 11, 2018