Francis Ward, III

Obituary of Francis Ward, III

Francis Bernard Ward III, "Bernie", age 65, died on October 8, 2017. Bernie lived most of his life in Pitman and lived in Glassboro since 2012. He worked for the New Jersey Department of Transportation Field Survey Unit in Cherry Hill as Chief of Survey Party and was a member of Our Lady Queen of Peace Church in Pitman. An avid reader, Bernie was also a history buff. He loved to fish and enjoyed the Jersey Shore. Predeceased by his parents, Carleen A. and Francis B. Ward, Jr.

Survived by his wife of 36 years, Denise M. (nee McGovern), son Daniel Francis, brothers; Jeffrey (Grace) and Scott, sisters; Kathleen (Jack) Datz and Eileen, and many nieces and nephews.

Friends may greet the family on Friday after 9:30am in the Kelley Funeral Home, 125 Pitman Ave, Pitman, NJ. Memorial service will be at 11am. Memories may be shared at www.kelleyfhpitman.com.

Those desiring may make a contribution to the Holy Redeemer Hospice, 150 Ninth Ave., Runnemede, NJ 08078, American Cancer Society, 1851 Old Cuthbert Road, Cherry Hill, NJ 08034, or the American Heart Assn, 1 Union Street, Robbinsville, NJ 08691.