Edward S. Ward
Waldoboro — Edward Sherman Ward, 72, died peacefully at his home in Warren Jan. 28, 2014, surrounded by his loving family following a courageous battle with cancer.
He was born at Melrose Hospital in Massachuetts Dec. 22, 1941, to Russell and Marjorie Ward.
Edward graduated from high school in Saugus, Mass. He graduated from Northeastern University in Boston with a degree in engineering. After college he began his career working for G.T.E. Sylvania. He retired from Sylvania in 1997 after 30 years.
Edward's favorite pastime was spent golfing. He was a member of the Union Country Club where he won two championship tournaments. He also liked to spend his time reading, watching most sports programs and walking the boardwalk in Rockland Harbor.
Ed will be sadly missed by his wife of 22 years, Kathia M. Ward of Warren; two sisters, Joan Cashen and her husband Bob of Raymond, N.H., Janet Bingham and her husband Warren of Lower Waterford, Vt.; four daughters, Michele DeShiro of Edgecomb, Kimberly Manning and her husband Darren of Mt. Juliet, Tenn., Tracy Hildreth and her husband Jon of Laconia, N.H., Kelly Peaslee and her husband Jamie of Jefferson, step-children, Marisa Murray and her husband Rusty of Waldoboro, Edgar Simmons and his wife Susan of Bristol, Jamie Simmons and his wife Jill of Friendship, 16 grandchildren, five great-grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.
There will be a private memorial service to celebrate Edward’s life for his immediate family at the Baptist Church of Warren.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Wounded Warrior Project,4899 Belfort Road,Suite 300,Jacksonville, FL 32256 (woundedwarriorproject.org/donate) or Harold Alfond Cancer Center, 361 Old Belgrade Rd, Augusta, ME 04330 (give.mainegeneral.org).
You can share your condolences with family by visiting hallfuneralhomes.com. Arrangements are entrusted to Hall Funeral Home and Cremation Service,949 Main Street, Waldoboro.