Worden, Ward S.
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Chili: Friday, April 11, 2014, at age 93. Predeceased by his wife, Joyce. Survived by his children, Martha "Marty" (Richard) Palmieri, John C. (Sharon) Worden, Julia E. (Michael) Leonardo, Lydia S. (Thomas) Chimera and Peter W. (Adriana) Worden; his grandchildren, John (Amy) Hughes, Timothy (Darcie) Hughes, Elizabeth (Art) Neri, Brigette (Martin) Maschke, Angel (Laura) Seabry, Nathan (Sally) Burnett, Darryl (Haley) Nunes & Matthew Worden; and great-grandchildren, Ryan & Brady Hughes, Devon & Alexa Maschke, Daniel Neri, Margo & Charlie Brunett and Lela Seabry.
Dad's life began and ended in the Chili area. During WWII he served in the Army Air Corp in the Pacific. He studied and taught literature at the U of R, Ohio State, John's Hopkins and the U of Illinois before taking a position at Bauch & Lomb. He retired has manager of the Ad Dept. in 1984. He enjoyed extensive world travelers with his wife of 60 years. Dad's pleasures included reading, writing, golf and sharing time with his large family. A special thanks to all of the doctors and care-givers in the last few months.
Friends may call at the Leo M. Bean and Sons Funeral Home, Saturday, 10 - 1 PM. Funeral Service to follow at 1 PM at the funeral home. Private Interment. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Wilmot Cancer Center or Ogden Library.
Leo M. Bean and Sons Funeral Home
2771 Chili Avenue
Rochester, NY 14624
Published in Rochester Democrat And Chronicle on Apr. 16, 2014