March 25th, 2018
Joseph Aloysius Ward, 90, formerly of Twin Oaks, passed away on Friday March 23, 2018. He was born in Wilmington, DE to the late Francis and Margaret Clinch Ward. Joe was a veteran of the US Navy with whom he served during WWII in the Pacific Theatre of Operations. He worked for a time at the Aldon Rug Mill in Lenni before becoming a funeral director. He was the operator and owner of the Joseph A. Ward Funeral Home until his retirement in 1993. He was a 3rd degree Knight of Columbus with the Holy Saviour Council. He was also a former member of the Aston Lions Club. Joe was a fan of Philadelphia sports and enjoyed going to the casino.
In addition to his parents, he was predeceased by his Wife, Eileen Smith Ward (2002); son, Joseph F. Ward (2012); sisters, Margaret Goodwin, and Barbara Dugan; brother, Charles Ward. He is survived by his children, Thomas J. Ward (Nancy), Francis L. Ward (Carol), Edward J. Ward, Ellen Marie Crowell (Jeff), Margaret Ann Chaga (George); 10 grandchildren, 6 great-grandchildren; sisters, Joanne Hart, and Frances Johnson.
His funeral mass will be held on Wednesday, March 28th at 11am at St. John Fisher Church 4225 Chichester Ave., Boothwyn , PA. Friends and family are invited to call from 9-11am in Church. Entombment will follow in Lawn Croft Cemetery. Online condolences can be sent through www.jwardfuneralhome.com