Robert E. Ward

August 2, 1934June 19, 2011

Robert E. Ward, age 76. Beloved husband of Eileen (nee Glynn). Loving father of Mary Eileen (Skip) Mallen, Colleen Kennedy, Laurie (Mike Haney), Bob (Kim), Kevin (Kathy), Michael (Terri), Terry (Beth), Eddie (Anne), Danny (Tina), Amy Melvin, Katie and the late Patrick. Proud grandfather of Kerry, Brian, Jimmy, Kelly, Kevin, Jennifer, Emily, Kevin, Alyssa, Abbey, Megan, Michael, Matthew, Joseph, Thomas, Margaret, Kiley, Brayden, Marty, Patrick, Gavin, Aileen, Hailey, Ryan and the late Erin and Jessica. Dearest son of the late Loretta and William Ward. Dear brother of Phyllis Doyle, the late Bill Ward, Mary Margaret Saladin, Alice Mullane, Jack Ward and Jim Fitzsimmons. Funeral Thursday 10:30 a.m. from Blake-Lamb Funeral Home, 4727 W. 103rd St., Oak Lawn to St. Linus Church. Mass 11:15 a.m. Interment Holy Sepulchre Cemetery. Visitation Wednesday 3:00 – 9:00 p.m. In lieu of flowers to St. Vincent DePaul Society of St. Linus Parish or Juvenile Diabetes Association. Info 708-636-1193 or


  • Visitation Wednesday, June 22, 2011
  • Mass of Christian Burial Thursday, June 23, 2011

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July 14, 2011

I Love You Pops. No More Pain in
Paradise! Give Erin a Big Kiss and a Hug Tell her We Love & Miss her More. Tell Pat I'm Sorry,I didn't do more for him. I LOVE YOU Dad! I promise to take care of Mom, and watch out for everyone.

Mia Jacob

June 24, 2011

Danny and Family-
I want to express my deepest regrets for the loss of your father. He always kept me company on the sidelines and always knew how to make everyone laugh. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family during this time. God Bless!

Amy Colleen Jacob

June 24, 2011

Katie Ward & Family,
I am very sorry for the loss of your father. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family at this time. It was so nice to see you all at the reunion. Your father was a great man and he raised a great family.

James Blazer

June 24, 2011

To Laurie and the entire Ward family:

Our deepest condolences on this sad occasion. Our prayers are with all of you. May God welcome Bob into His heavenly kingdom.

In sympathy,
Jim and Terri Blazer

Eileen McIntyre Foley

June 23, 2011

Dear Eileen and the Ward Family,

My deepest condolences go out to all of you. You had a wonderful husband and father. I will miss my godfather's smile and his laugh. Take care of you mother and keep eachother close.

Eileen and Ray Foley

Eileen Foley

June 23, 2011

Eileen and The Ward Family,

My deepest condolences to all of you. I will miss my godfather's smile and his laughter. Keep your family close and take care of your mom. Thank you for being a part of my life and my family's lives.

Eileen and Ray Foley

June 23, 2011

To the entire Ward family, our prayers are with you all. I did not know Bob very well. I always admired him and how close he and my brother, Ed were. He was a great person. Now that he has his eternal rest, we pray for him just as he is praying for us.

Peace be to you all.

Patrick Crowe

June 23, 2011

Mrs. Ward, Eddie, Dan, and Family,

Mr. Ward was such a really nice man. I will always remember how great he was to my brother Tim through the years.

Jim Lundy and Family

June 23, 2011

Memories of your father will always hold an important place in your life. The love you shared will keep him close forever. Cindy Johnson

June 22, 2011

To the entire Ward family, we are sorry that we are not there in person to extend our sympathies to you. You are in our prayers. Dennis and Joanne Waicosky