Douglas "Doug" Ward

Douglas "Doug" Ward

AGE: 73 • Somerville

Douglas "Doug" Ward, 73, died December 30, 2012. Doug was born in Elizabeth, NJ and formerly of Piscataway and Bridgewater before moving to Somerville in 2009. He was employed as a roofer for Sanders Roofing Company in Union for over forty years, retiring in 2001. He was a member of the Fraternal Order Of Eagles Somerset Aerie #2137 and Local #4 Roofers Union. Doug was avid football sports fan and enjoyed spending time gambling in Atlantic City and in Monmouth race track. Doug will be sadly missed by his family and friends.

He is predeceased by his wife Mary Schirripa Ward who died in 2009 and a brother Richie Ward. Surviving are his daughter, Cynthia Dugan Stabile., a brother Raymond Ward and a sister Beverly Lavroff and one grandson Jack M. Stabile.

Visitation will be 3-7pm Friday with services at 6:30pm Friday at the Bruce C. VanArsdale Funeral Home, 111 N. Gaston Ave., Somerville. Memorial donations can be made to Somerville Rescue Squad or the Fraternal Order Of Eagles Somerset Aerie #2137. To send condolences to the family, visit

Funeral Home

Bruce C. VanArsdale Funeral Home
111 North Gaston Avenue Somerville, NJ 08876
(908) 725-3111

Published in Courier News from Jan. 2 to Jan. 3, 2013