Nelson Edwin Ward

Born: Sat., Feb. 24, 1917
Died: Fri., Jun. 3, 2016


7:00 PM to 8:00 PM, Tue., Jun. 07, 2016
Location: Island Funeral Home

Funeral Service

11:00 AM Wed., Jun. 08, 2016
Location: Island Funeral Home

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Nelson Edwin Ward (BA, BPAED, MED)
Died peacefully at Manitoulin Health Centre, Little Current on Friday, June 3rd, 2016 at the age of 99.
He was an educator, a builder, a traveller and an outdoors man.
Born to Mary Ward (Brown) and Everett Ward, in Logan Township on February 24th, 1917.
Predeceased by his wife Thelma (Coghlin) Ward (2014).
Loved father of daughter Patricia Mack and son Edwin (Marilyn) Ward.
Cherished by grandchildren Randy (Cathy) Mack, Julie Ward (predeceased), Jennifer (Victor) Romard, Christel (Jesse) Mack/Boudreau, David (Jaclyn) Ward and his 10 great grandchildren.
Fondly remembered by his sister Florence Ward.
Predeceased by sisters Viola (Jack) Byrick and Jane (Ben) Bernie.
Brother-in-law to Dulcie (Charles) Fotheringham, Joyce (William) Wall, Phyllis (1st husband:
Walter Hohner, 2nd husband: Arthur Whitelaw) and June (Elgin) Rea.
Will always be remembered by many nieces, nephews and friends.

Family and friends will gather at Island Funeral Home.
Visitation from 7-8 pm Tuesday,
Funeral Service 11:00am Wednesday, June 8th, 2016. Rev. Martin Garniss  officiating.  Burial will be at Elma Centre Cemetery.
Donations to  Manitoulin Centennial Manor Auxiliary or the  Little Current United Church would be greatly appreciated.  Island Funeral Home can only accept cheques for all charitable donations.
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