BERLIN — Edward L. Holland, 94, of Berlin, died Saturday, Sept. 22, 2012, at Atlantic Gen- eral Hospital in Berlin. Born in Berlin, he was the son of the late Lester and Lida (Holland) Holland.
Mr. Holland was a farmer and a member of St. Martin’s United Methodist Church near Berlin. He loved baseball and was an avid Orioles fan. For many years he played, coached and managed Sand Lot baseball teams and coached Little League teams.
He is survived by his wife of 73 years, Nadine Hudson Holland; six sons, the Rev. E. Wayne Holland and his wife, Dottie, of Salisbury, Ronald Holland and his wife, Pat, of Frostproof, Fla., Gilbert Holland and his wife, Christine, of Selbyville, Del., Stanley Holland and his wife, Ola, of Laurel, Del., Richard Holland and his wife, Cheryl, of Berlin and Benjamin Holland and his wife, Carol, of Whaleyville; one daughter, Cheryl L. Holland of Laurel, Del.; one sister, Mildred Dennis of Camden, Del.; 15 grandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-granddaughter.
He was preceded in death by his brother, William Holland.
Funeral services were held Wednesday, Sept. 26, at Hastings Funeral Home in Selbyville. Pastor Joyce Cofield officiated. Interment was in Evergreen Cemetery in Berlin.
In lieu of flowers, the family suggests donations to St. Martin’s United Methodist Church, c/o Patricia Warren, 9202 Carey Road, Berlin, Md. 21811.