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R. Bessie Ward (nee Symons)

R. Bessie Ward (nee Symons)

Born: October 13th, 1923

Passed on: March 25th, 2016

It is with great sadness that we announce the peaceful passing of a wonderful mother, grandmother and friend, Bessie Ward in her 93rd year, affectionately known as "The Queen" to many friends and whose love, quick wit and humour will be forever missed. Predeceased by her loving husband of 50 years, Bob (2002). Leaving to mourn, her three children: son Christopher Ward (Joy), daughters Heather Hargreaves (Mark) and Elizabeth Alexander (Brian); grandchildren: Natalie Hargreaves, Vanessa and Heather Alexander; and dearest friends Gwen, Heather, Marjorie, Jackie, Effie, Joyce, Judy, Audrey and Patty; as well as her many friends and caregivers at Kenny's Pond Residence. Thank you to the staff of The Dr. Leonard A. Miller Centre for your kindness and compassion. Resting at Barrett's Funeral Home, 328 Hamilton Avenue, on Saturday, March 26, from 2-4 pm and on Sunday, March 27, from 7-9 pm. Funeral service will take place on Monday, March 28, 2016 at 11 am with interment to follow at the General Protestant Cemetery, Waterford Bridge Road. As expressions of sympathy, flowers are gratefully accepted or donations in Bessie's memory may be made to the Arthritis Society or Children's Wish Foundation. To view the online memorial guest book or leave a message of condolence www.barretts.ca.

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