Patricia Ann Ward, 82, of Seaford, passed away Tuesday, April 22, 2014, at Nanticoke Memorial Hospital in Seaford. She was born in Seaford Saturday, Jan. 16, 1932, daughter of the late Mervin V. and Anna C. (Messick) Waller.
Mrs. Ward was a lifelong resident of Seaford, who enjoyed a 30-year career as a secretary with Tull Brothers Inc. Some of her hobbies, when time permitted, were reading, crocheting, a good crossword puzzle and most of all, cooking and caring for her family. Mrs. Ward was a member of Wesley United Methodist Church in Seaford, where she enjoyed the fellowship of her church family. She was a loving mother, grandmother and great-grandmother.
In addition to her parents, Mrs. Ward was preceded in death by her brother, Manning V. Waller.
She is survived by her loving husband, William J. Ward Jr.; two daughters Rebecca A. Phillips of York, Pa. and Bonnie R. Kendall of Bridgeville; two grandsons, Andrew E. Jackson and wife Jessica of Seaford, and Aaron W. Jackson and wife Jill of Bridgeville; one granddaughter, Anna-Marie Brode and husband Robbie of Harrington; one sister, Ruth Foskey of Bridgeville; six great-grandchildren: Amelia E. Jackson and Leo K. Jackson of Seaford, Logan J. Jackson and Emorie C. Jackson of Bridgeville, Robert W. Brode and Rylan M. Brode of Harrington; and a large loving family.
Memorial services will be held Monday, April 28, at 11:30 a.m., at Wesley United Methodist Church, 22025 Atlanta Road, Seaford, where friends may visit beginning at 11 a.m. at the church. Interment will be private.
Memorial contributions may be made to Wesley United Methodist Church, 22025 Atlanta Road, Seaford, DE 19973, or the Seaford Public Library, 600 N. Market St. Ext., Seaford, DE 19973.