Mary S. Ward, age 72, of North Wales died July 5th at Temple University Hospital.
Born in Darby, PA., she was the daughter of the late Paul and Winifred Donnelley Scott.
She has lived in North Wales since 1985 and was formerly of Cortland, NY.
Mrs. Ward graduated from Notre Dame High School and Immaculata College and earned her Masters from SUNY at Cortland.
She taught physics and chemistry at Archbishop Wood High School and most recently at Lansdale Catholic High School.
Mrs. Ward was a devoted member of St. Stanislaus Catholic Church where she was a regular at the Adoration Chapel. She also attended Marriage Encounter and Marriage Retorno.
Surviving is her beloved husband of 48 years, Joseph J. Ward, and four sons Joseph J. Ward, Jr. and his wife Adrienne of Cheltenham, John S. Ward and his wife Cynthia of Yardley, Daniel P. Ward and his wife Kristen of Sellersville and Timothy R. Ward of Horsham; seven grandchildren and one great grandchild. She is also survived by brothers Paul “Bud” Scott of Broomall and Edwin Scott of Yardley and sister Winifred Haug of Punta Gorda, Fl.
Relatives and friends are invited to attend her Funeral Mass on Tuesday, July 9th at 10AM at St. Stanislaus Church, 51 Lansdale Ave., Lansdale, PA. 19446 where the family will receive friends Tuesday from 8:30 to 9:45AM. Interment Calvary Cemetery, West Conshohocken, PA. For those desiring, in lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in Mary’ memory to Lansdale Catholic Scholarship Fund, 7th Street and Lansdale Ave., Lansdale, PA. 19446 would be preferred.
Arrangements by Simcox-McIlvaine Funeral Home, Lansdale.
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