OBITUARY

Francis J. "Frank" Ward

June 3, 1931January 3, 2019

WARD, Francis J. “Frank” of Norwood, formerly of Westwood, passed away on January 3, 2019.

Beloved husband of the late Elizabeth Joan (Furey) Ward. Loving father of Joanne M. Fitzgerald and her husband Cliff of Medfield, James F. Ward and his wife Teresa of Cambridge, William J. Ward and his wife Yayoi of Japan, Mary E. Regnier and her husband Mike of Wrentham and Paul J. Ward of Cambridge. Cherished grandfather of Kevin, Daniel, Tommy, Julia, Elise, Sean, Erin and Kenta. Devoted brother of the late Robert A. Ward and infant brother Richard Ward.

Funeral services will be held on Monday, January 7th at 8:00am from the Gillooly Funeral Home, 126 Walpole Street (Rte. 1A), Norwood, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 9:00am in St. Timothy’s Church, 650 Nichols Street, Norwood. Interment will follow the Mass in Highland Cemetery, Norwood. Calling hours will be held on Sunday from 2:00-6:00pm at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions in memory of Francis J. “Frank” Ward may be made to the Monastery of Saint Clare, 920 Centre Street, Jamaica Plain, MA 02130 or www.poorclaresboston.org

Services

  • Visitation Sunday, January 6, 2019
  • A Mass of Christian Burial Monday, January 7, 2019
  • Interment Monday, January 7, 2019

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Biography

WARD, Francis J. “Frank” of Norwood, formerly of Westwood, passed away on January 3, 2019.

Beloved husband of the late Elizabeth Joan (Furey) Ward. Loving father of Joanne M. Fitzgerald and her husband Cliff of Medfield, James F. Ward and his wife Teresa of Cambridge, William J. Ward and his wife Yayoi of Japan, Mary E. Regnier and her husband Mike of Wrentham and Paul J. Ward of Cambridge. Cherished grandfather of Kevin, Daniel, Tommy, Julia, Elise, Sean, Erin and Kenta. Devoted brother of the late Robert A. Ward and infant brother Richard Ward.

Funeral services will be held on Monday, January 7th at 8:00am from the Gillooly Funeral Home, 126 Walpole Street (Rte. 1A), Norwood, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 9:00am in St. Timothy’s Church, 650 Nichols Street, Norwood. Interment will follow the Mass in Highland Cemetery, Norwood. Calling hours will be held on Sunday from 2:00-6:00pm at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions in memory of Francis J. “Frank” Ward may be made to the Monastery of Saint Clare, 920 Centre Street, Jamaica Plain, MA 02130 or www.poorclaresboston.org