Grace M. (née Glick) Ward, of Lansdale, PA, at 92, lost her 16-year long battle with Alzheimer’s disease on Monday, June 20, 2016.
Beloved daughter of the late Larry and Grace (née Lightcap) Glick; mother of Carol Kleinman Harrison (Russell Roeder) and James Kleinman; wife of Michael Ward; devoted grandmother (“Mimi”) of Mark and Gregg Poserina; great-grandmother of four and predeceased by dear sister, Martha McBride, Grace is also survived by several loving nieces and cousins.
She had been a resident at Edgehill Nursing Home since December 2014, and prior to that, a long-time resident at St. Mary Manor.
Grace was a 1942 graduate of Lansdale High, and subsequently attended business school. She secured employment at the Turbo Hosiery Mill, and then at Bell Telephone Company.
After raising her family, she embarked on a rewarding career working for the Lansdale office of the PA State Bureau of Employment Services on N. Broad St. in Lansdale. Following her retirement,
Grace enjoyed co-teaching CCD classes at St. Stanislaus Parish, offering vendor samples at Clemens Markets and being a volunteer classroom assistant in the North Penn School District for her grandsons’ elementary school.
Nothing was more important to her than sharing time with her family, enjoying coffee and banana bread with her network of friends and savoring her deep love of the simple pleasures of life.
Relatives and friends are welcome to join in the celebration of Grace’s life at St. Stanislaus Church, 51 Lansdale Ave., Lansdale, PA. 19446, on Thursday, June 23, from 10-11a.m. for visitation and a Mass to immediately follow at 11:00 AM. Interment St. Stanislaus Church Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association at www.act.alz.org or by calling 800-272-3900.