Victor Vincent "Dick" Ward
Victor Vincent "Dick" Ward, 87 years, of
Springhill, passed away peacefully on Sunday, April 17, 2011 in
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre, Nappan, after a lengthy
illness. Born in Springhill on June 24, 1923, he was a son
of the Late Vincent and Laura (Sterling) Ward.
A veteran of WWII, Dick served on the HMCS Haida. He also survived the Springhill Mine disaster of 1956. After moving to Montreal, Dick retired from Air Canada in Moncton, NB, before returning to Springhill.
He will be sadly missed by three daughters, Jean (Mark) Ethier of Edmonton, Joan (Paul Kavanagh) Fraser of Toronto and Jane (Ohan) Karabachian of Montreal; four grandchildren, Michelle, Michael, Lana and Kayla; two great grandchildren, Kalob and Evie; as well as a special friend, June Jewkes; one brother, Keith (Bev) Ward; three sisters, Doris Howard, Hazel Brown, and Candice (Morley) Brown.
He was predeceased by his wife the former Evelyn Beatrice McKay; son, Richard Vincent; brothers, Frederick, George T. "Jack" and Harry; sisters, Ann, Hilda and June.
Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to A. H. Brown
Funeral Home, 5 McFarlane Street, Springhill, (902 587
2361). Funeral service will be held Wednesday, April 20,
2011, at 2 pm from St. Andrews Wesley United Church, Springhill, with
The Reverend Wayne McCarther officiating. Burial in Hillside
In lieu of flowers donations in memory of Dick may be made to a charity of the donor's choice.