2011-04-21 / Obituaries

Mary H. Ward

Warfordsburg, 75

Mary H. (Shank) Ward, 75, Warfordsburg, died Sunday, Sunday, April 17, 2011, at her home.

Born August 1, 1935, in Pinesburg, Md., she was the daughter of the late Earl Clifford and Helen Davis Shank and the widow of Dane Leroy Ward, who died April 21, 2007.

She was a homemaker.

She is survived by two sons: Ricky L. Ward, Pasadena, Md., and Dean A. Ward, Dundalk, Md.; a daughter, Dena Miller, Greencastle; a sister, Lillian Scott, Ledo, Kan.; a brother, Eugene “ Butch” Shank, Hagerstown; three grandchildren; and three great-grandsons.

She was preceded in death by two sisters: Velma “Sis” Harshman and Alice Lynn; and four brothers: Harold, Charles, Earl and Richard Shank.

Graveside services will be held Thursday, April 21, at 11 a.m., at Buck Valley Memorial Cemetery, Warfordsburg. Rev. Scott Gibbs will officiate.

The family will receive friends at Grove Funeral Home, Hancock, Wednesday, April 20, from 3 p.m. to 4 p.m. and 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. The funeral home will be open from 3 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Wednesday.

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