Fort Pierce, Florida — Mr. Ward was born in Somerville, Massachusetts and formerly lived in Amesbury, Massachusetts before moving to Fort Pierce, Florida.
He was a superintendent of the Department of Public Works in Amesbury, MA and a veteran of the U.S. Navy.
Survivors include his wife, Eleanor Ward; children, Karen Dalton, Kevin Ward, Kathy Smith, Virginia Turner, Nancy Lees, John Ward Jr., Eleanor D'Agostino and Robert Ward; siblings, Martin Ward and Margaret Humphrey; deceased siblings, Mary Robbins and Richard Ward.
ARRANGEMENTS: A service will be held on Friday, November 15, 2013, at 10:30 A.M. at Saint Joseph Church of Holy Family Parish, School Street, Amesbury, Massachusetts.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Treasure Coast Hospice, 5000 Dunn Road, Fort Pierce, FL 34981 or www.TCHospice.org.