Born In: Birch Grove, Nova Scotia, Canada
Born: December 13th, 1920
Passed on: July 6th, 2011
William Wareham, 90, of Glace Bay passed away peacefully, Wednesday, July 6, 2011, at the New Waterford Hospital.
Born in Birch Grove, he was the son of the late William and Mary Ann Wareham. He was employed at Devco for 47 years and was a member of Epworth United Church, MacDougall Loyal Orange Lodge, Golden Rule, Royal Black Persecutory, Branch 3 Royal Canadian Legion and the Dominion Pensioners Club.
William served overseas in the Royal Canadian Navy in the Second World War. He spent many hours woodworking in his barn, loved spending time on the Mira, and in his younger years he enjoyed playing baseball.
Surviving are son, Jim (Nellie), Truro; stepsisters, Jerusha (George), California, Barbara (Carl), British Columbia, Sharon (Emile), Kingston, N.S.; stepbrothers, Clyde (Bonnie), Sackville, Frank, Glace Bay, Baxter, Ontario, Howard, Ontario; grandchildren, Jimmy (Barb), Sheldon (Debbie), Janet (J.B.); great-grandchildren, Christine, Kelsie, Emily, MacKenzie, who were his pride and joy. Also survived by longtime friend, Elsie Ellsworth; and by many grandchildren and great-grandchildren in Ontario.
Predeceased by parents, loving wife, Janet, stepmother, Maude Wareham, daughters, Ralphina, Winnifred, grandson, William, brothers, Elijah, Earnest, Sam, Charles, sisters, Dorothy, Sarah, Margaret, Clara and Claudine.
Visitation for the late William Wareham will be held Friday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. in Patten Funeral Home, 71 Union St., Glace Bay. Funeral service will be held Saturday at 2 p.m. in the funeral home chapel with Rev Michael Goodfellow officiating. Interment in Greenwood Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Palliative Care or the Canadian Cancer Society.
The family would like to take this time to thank the doctors and nursing staff of the second floor of New Waterford Hospital.
Online condolences may sent to the family at www.pattenfuneral.com.