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Victor Vincent "Dick" Ward

1923-2011

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 Cemetery, Springhill.

In lieu of flowers donations in memory of Dick may be made to a charity of the donor's choice.

www.brownsfuneralhome.com

Service Date
Wednesday, April 20, 2011
Service Time
02:00 pm
Service Location
St. Andrews Wesley United Church, Springhill, N. S.

Visitation
April 19, 2010
Visitation Time
7:00 to 9:00 pm
Visitation Location
A. H. Brown Funeral Service Springhill, N. S.

Burial Date
April 20, 2011
Burial Time
2:00 pm
Burial Location
Hillside Cemetery, Springhill, N. S.

Requested Charity
Charity of choice