Raymond L. Ward Sr., 86, former mayor of White Haven, died Sunday, March 16, 2014.
Born in Wharton, N.J., he served in the United States Navy
during World War II
and served on White Haven council for six years and as mayor of White Haven for eight years.
Ray was preceded in death by his wife, the former, Helen Reilly, brothers Robert and Randall Ward and son, Brian Ward.
He is survived by his wife, the former Kathleen D'Angola Ward, White Haven and other relatives.
Funeral service will be conducted at 10:30 a.m. Thursday from the Lehman Family Funeral Service, Inc., 403 Berwick Street, White Haven, with a Mass of Christian Burial at 11 a.m. in St. Patrick's Church, White Haven.
Friends may call from 5 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.