JACK WARD March 23, 1924 - March 2, 2011 It is with overwhelming sadness that we announce the passing of Jack suddenly and unexpectedly while on vacation in South Carolina. Jack was a loyal, devoted and loving husband of 56 years to Bernice Ward (nee McAvoy). Loved and respected father of Shelley Lacenski, Nancy Wright (Robert) and the late Brent. Adored grandfather of Nicholas, Matthew and David. Predeceased by his parents Roy and Olive Ward, brother Robert (Gloria) and Richard. Survived by sister-in-law Marean. Brother-in-law of Kathleen McAvoy, Frank McAvoy (June) and Mary Tully (Jack) of Kindardine. Predeceased by Norval, Olive and Margaret. Fondly remembered by many nieces and nephews and their families. Family and friends are invited to Claremont United Church, 5052 Old Brock Road, Claremont on Saturday, March 12th, where visitation will take place from 12:30 p.m. until time of memorial service in the church at 2:00 p.m. Interment will follow at Claremont Union Cemetery later in the spring. If desired, memorial donations to Claremont United Church or the charity of your choice would be appreciated. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Barnes Memorial Funeral Home, 5295 Thickson Road North, Whitby (905-655-3662). Messages of condolence may be forwarded to www.barnesmemorialfuneralhome.com
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Published in the Toronto Star on Mar. 9, 2011