Michael S. Ward

April 17, 2010

MICHAEL S. WARD – in Woburn, Saturday, April 17th.He was the husband of Janet (Flynn) Ward. Loving father of Michael, Carolyn, and Kristen Ward, all of Woburn. Beloved son of Blanche E. (Hanlon) Ward of FL and the late William F. Ward. Dear brother of William F. Ward Jr., and Mary-Alice Ward, both of Woburn and Terrence P. Ward of NH. Funeral Services are private and under the direction of the Lynch-Cantillon Funeral Home, 263 Main Street, Woburn.

OBITUARY:

Michael S. Ward passed away unexpectedly Saturday April 17th at the Winchester Hospital. The husband of Janet (Flynn) Ward, he was fifty four years of age.

Born in Woburn he was the beloved son of Blanche E. (Hanlon) Ward and the late William Ward. He attended the Woburn Public Schools and was a graduate of Woburn High School Class of 1972. Throughout his growing up years and high school years Michael was an outstanding athlete in both baseball and hockey. He received many plaques and awards not only for his agility and athleticism, but his fine sportsmanship.

Following high school he continued his education at Boston State College, where he also had the opportunity channel his energies into sports.

Following college he became very interested in carpenty and over the years he has worked as an independent carpenter.

He married his sweetheart Janet Flynn, and together they raised three children. Spending time with his wife, children, brothers and sister were times most cherished.

Michael was predeceased by his Dad, William Ward.

Michael is survived by his wife Janet, children Michael, Carolyn, and Kristen Ward, all of Woburn. Beloved son of Blanche E. (Hanlon) Ward of FL . Dear brother of William F. Ward Jr., and Mary-Alice Ward, both of Woburn and Terrence P. Ward of NH. Funeral Services are private and under the direction of the Lynch-Cantillon Funeral Home, 263 Main Street, Woburn.

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  1. Dear Blanche and family

    We are so sorry to hear about the passing of Michael. Mom recently passed away so I know Mom is taking care of him in heaven. Our thoughts and prayers are with all of you.

    Love, Paul, Maureen and Mary Jane family of Mary Noonan

  2. Cindy an Fran Maher
    Dear Janet and kids,Blanche,Billy,Terry an Maryalice,

    We would like to extend our Deepest Sympathy to all of you.Mike was a dear friend to me,I spent alot of years together with him.He always had a smile and had a way of bringing a smile to many other people.He will be Missed by us and Many people.

    Fran an Cindy

  3. Dear Billy, Blanch & Family,

    I am so sorry for your loss. Have recently lost my father I know where your heart is and my heart is with you and your family.

    Linda (Govostes) Flaherty

  4. Dear Blanch,Billy and Family.
    So sorry for your loss.God takes the one’s we love, you are all in my prayers.
    Ellen (Coakely) Szetela

  5. ACE WAS A TRUE FRIEND AND A GIFTED ATHELETE. HE WAS A TRIBUTE TO HUMANITY,WHATEVER PATH HE CHOOSE. ACE ALWAYS MAINTAINED RESPECT FOR EVERYONE. GOD BLESS & REST IN PEACE

    THE GRIFFITH FAMILY

  6. Ace was a true friend and a gifted athelete. He was a tribute to humanity whatever path he choose. Ace always maintained respect for everyone. God bless and rest in peace.

  7. Dear Ward Family,

    My father Bob Connolly Sr, brother Bob Jr and I were so sorry to hear about Ace’s death.

    We all have wonderful memories of him playing hockey years ago at Woburn High School.

    Our thoughts are with you at this difficult time.

    Rest in peace Ace.

    With affection,

    Robert “Coach Bob” Connolly Sr, Bobby Connolly Jr, and Susan Connolly Stark.

  8. To the Ward Family,
    Please accept our deepest sympathies during this time of sorrow.
    Sincerely,
    Alan & Aleta Devaney

  9. To the Ward family,
    I’ll always remember Ace as a great guy, good friend and trusted teammate. My sincerest sympathies to all of you.
    Dave Desmond

  10. To the family of Mike we are very sorry for the loss of your husband and your Dad we knew Mike yrs back ago so sorry for your loss Linda Kurowski and Al Stevenson God Bless you all

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