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Richard Ross Ward

Richard Ross  Ward

It is with sadness that we announce the sudden passing of Richard Ross Ward, 58, of Springhill, on Saturday, February 18, 2017 at his home. Born in Springhill, but raised in LaSalle, PQ, he was a son of Marilyn (Carrigan) Ward, Springhill and the late Frederick Ward.
Richard was a dedicated and certified chef, currently working at Marshlands Inn, Sackville. He had also worked at the CN Hotels throughout Canada. In his spare time, Richard was a passionate genealogist, having connected with people all over the world. He enjoyed traveling. He was a very caring person and a loving son, husband, and father.
In addition to his mother, he will be dearly missed by his wife, Amanda (nee Airey), Springhill; children, John (Jenny); Amherst, Robert, Springhill and Mary, Springhill; siblings, Frances Ward, Cathy (Dave O'Reilly) Ward, Linda (Steve McKay) Ward, all of Springhill, and Daniel (Rachael), Lr. Sackville, NS; his father-in-law, John Airey, Kendal, England; several nieces and nephews; two great nieces; several aunts, uncles and many cousins.
He was predeceased by his father, Fred; a brother, Frederick "Vince" Ward; his mother-in-law, Joan Mary Airey, many aunts and uncles.
Arrangements have been entrusted to A H Brown Funeral Home, 5 McFarlane Street, Springhill, (902 597 2361). Family and friends are invited to a time of visitation on Wednesday, February 22, 2017 from 2-4 and 6-8 pm. Funeral service will be held on at 2 pm on Thursday from St. John The Baptist Roman Catholic Church, Springhill. Father Keith Billard presiding.
Donations in memory of Richard may be made to the Heart & Stroke Foundation or the Canadian Diabetes Association.
Sharing of memories and condolences may be sent to the family by visiting Richard's online memorial at www.brownsfuneralhome.com or through the A H Brown Funeral Home Facebook Page.

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