Richard Ward, Sr.

unknown - January 14, 2014

Richard M. “Dick” Ward, Sr., of Skaneateles Falls died Tuesday Jan. 14, 2014, of renal cancer. A native of Skaneateles Falls, he was born Jan. 26, 1934, to the late Robert and Anna Cotter Ward. He was employed by the state Department of Corrections in Auburn and served in the U.S. Army. He was a communicant of St. Mary’s of the Lake Church in Skaneateles. An avid sportsman, he excelled in football, basketball, baseball and golf. He was a former member of Highland Golf Club in Auburn and a member at Willowbrook Golf Club in Weedsport.
Surviving are his wife Martha Flynn Ward, children, Richard Jr. and wife Debra and their children Erika and Ryan of Strongville, OH; Michael J. of Auburn and his children Meghan and Matthew, Mary Ann and her husband Thomas DiFulvio and their children Lauren and Allison of Endwell; his brother James and wife Monica Ward of Sonora, CA; and several nieces nephews and cousins.
Services are private at Dick’s request. In lieu of flowers contributions may be made to to Mill Hill Missionaries c/o Father Terry Lee 222 W. Hartsdale Ave. Hartsdale, NY 10530.
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