Thanks. A son from his m/1 to Phoebe Ann Cook who died 25 Aug 1913 at
Springhill of Typhoid Fever & Pneumonia.
Chronicle Herald, Tuesday, February 11, 1986, pg. #31; Reel #6261, NSARM,
OBITUARY: Harry Ward, Order of Canada Recipient Dies
Diligent River - Harry Lee Ward, 73, Diligent River, Cumberland County,
formerly of Springhill and Montreal, died Monday at Victoria General
Hospital. Mr. Ward, a paraplegic as a result of Overseas injuries in the
Second World War, received the Order of Canada in 1984 in recognition of his
many achievements. He became a leader in providing special services to the
handicapped. He was a founding member of the Quebec Paraplegic Association
and served as it's executive-director until his retirement in 1977. He was
also founder of Unlimited Skills Inc., Montreal, which was established to
employ the handicapped and has placed many disabled persons in commercial
and industrial enterprises. Organizations working with the handicapped in
various countries frequently consulted Mr. Ward about their program and
projects. He is survived by his wife, Mary Leona (Welton); a daughter, Mary
Jane; three brothers, Dick, Moncton; Fred and Frank, both of Springhill;
five sisters, Dot (Mrs. Bob Howard), Hazel (Mrs. Horace Brown), Candice
(Mrs. Morley Brown), all of Springhill; June (Mrs. Norman Adams), Florida;
Nan (Mrs. Fred MacLean), Saint John; several nieces and nephews. He was
predeceased by his parents, Vincent and Annie (Cook) Ward; a brother, Jack;
and a sister, Hilda (Mrs. Harry Hunter). Funeral service will be Thursday at
Brown's Funeral Home, Springhill. No flowers by request. Donations may be
made to any charity.
Chronicle Herald, Wednesday, February 12, 1986, pg. #31; Reel #6261, NSARM,
OBITUARY: Harry Lee Ward
Diligent River - Funeral service for Harry Lee Ward, 73, of Diligent River,
Cumberland County, who died Monday, will be 2 p.m. Thursday in St. Andrew's
Wesley Church, Springhill, Rev. James Martell officiating. Burial will be in
Hillside Cemetery at a later date. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made
to any charity.
Source: Dave Winter, 7 Jul 2009
On 21/10/11 10:15 PM, "everittdeb" <deb.everitt@...> wrote:
> VINCENT A. WARD
> SPERINGHILL - Vincent Amos Ward, 97, of 2 Gray Street, died Saturday in All
> Saints' Hospital, Springhill.
> Born in Clifton, Cumberland County, he was a son of the late Thomas and Emma
> (Dykens) Ward.
> He was a coal miner for 56 years, until he retired 32 years ago.
> Surviving are four sons, Harry, Diligent River, Cumberland County; Victor
> (Dick), Lower Coverdale, N.B.; Frederick and Keith, both of Springhill; five
> daughters, Anne (Mrs. Fred MacLean), Saint John, N.B.; June (Mrs. Norman
> Adams), Springhill, Fla.; Hazel (Mrs. Horace Brown), Doris (Mrs. Robert B.
> Howard) and Candace (Mrs. Morley Brown), all of Springhill; a brother George,
> Toronto; 32 grandchildren and 24 great-grandchildren.
> Besides his second wife, the former Laura E. Sterling, he was predeceased by
> his first wife, the former Annie Cook; a son Jack; a daughter, Hilda Hunter; a
> grandson and two great-grandchildren; six brothers, Fred, Albert, Harry,
> Calvin, Robert and Arthur, and a sister, Jessie Fraser.
> The body is in A. H. Brown's Funeral Home, Springhill, where the funeral will
> be 2 p.m. Tuesday. Rev. James Martell officiating, with burial in Rodney
> (Halifax Chronicle Herald Monday October 12, 1981, page 20)
> (He was born in Oxford on marriage registers)
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