Stanley K. Holmes, 98, of Greenfield, Mass., died Aug. 27 in Buckley HealthCare Center in Greenfield.

Holmes began his career as a delivery boy for the former Greenfield Recorder-Gazette. After serving in the U.S. Army during World War II, he returned to the Recorder-Gazette as a Linotype compositor. He retired in 1982.

Holmes leaves his wife, Barbara; a daughter, Shirley; a son, Donald; two granddaughters; two great-grandsons.

The obituaries were written, at least in part, from published reports by Bulletin correspondents Ashleane Alabre, Sophie Cannon, Jenna Ciccotelli, Nico Hall, Joshua Leaston, Georgeanne Oliver, Julia Preszler and Thomas Ward, undergraduate students at Northeastern University.