Southborough – Edna E. (Jewers) Ward, 76, died at her home April 28, 2011. She was the wife of the late Bobby Ray Ward, who passed away in 1978.
She is survived by her children, Diane Cahill of Newport News, Va.; Robert Ward and his wife, Mary, of Albuquerque, N.M.; Mari A. Roy and her husband, John, of Charlton; John Ward and his wife, Claire, of Southborough; and David Ward of Rifle, Co., as well as 14 grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by her sister, Mary Marshall.
Born in Boston, the daughter of the late Roy and Anna (Grey) Jewers, she was a devoted mother and, after she raised her children, worked for Crandall Hicks of Southborough as an office manager for over 20 years.
Mrs. Ward took pleasure in traveling and gardening. She was an artist and enjoyed painting, but her greatest joy was spending time with her children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She a member of St. Matthew Church of Southborough.
Calling hours will be held Sunday May 1, from 2 to 5 p.m., at Morris Funeral Home, 40 Main St. (Route 30), Southborough. A Mass of Christian burial will be held Monday May 2, at 10 a.m., at St. Matthew Church, Highland Street. The Morris Funeral Home of Southborough is assisting with arrangements. Memorial contributions maybe sent to the United Way of Central MA, 484 Main St., Worcester, MA 01605. For online condolences, visit Morrisfuneralparlor.com.