James Wilfred Ward
Peacefully at the Beach Grove Home on Sunday, May 13, 2012 of Mr. James Wilfred Ward of Charlottetown, age 88 years.
Beloved husband of the late Margaret Corrine (nee Walker) Ward, and dear father of David Brian, Robbin Wayne and Paula Suzanne. He is survived by his sisters-in-law Marguerite Ward, Mary Florence Gaudet, Mildred Bennett "Mil" Trainor, Priscilla Jean "Pat" Richard and Elizabeth Anne "Libby" Mulligan. He was also predeceased by his son Alan James.
James was particularly proud of his service in the Navy during World War II, then as a naval photographer on various aircraft carriers after the war, retiring from the Navy as a Chief Petty Officer at the age of 42. James then went on to an over 20 year career serving the government of Prince Edward Island in Parks and Tourism.
Resting at the Hennessey Funeral Home until 9:45 on Thursday morning, then transferred to St. Pius X Church for funeral mass at 10 a.m. Interment will follow in the Roman Catholic Cemetery, Charlottetown.
Visiting hours will be held on Wednesday 7 to 9 p.m.
Charlottetown Branch #1 of the Royal Canadian Legion will hold a Veteran's Tribute Service at the funeral home on Wednesday at 6:45 p.m.
If so desired, memorial contributions may be made to a charity of the donor's choice.
Online condolences may be made at www.islandowned.ca.