WARD, Donald H.
1930 ~ 2010
Our Dad passed away suddenly on April 5, 2010. He was a loving husband, father, grandfather, and great-grandfather. Predeceased by his parents, a brother, and his wife Mary, Don’s passing is mourned by his son Bob (Julie), daughters Susan Barber (Dave), Donna Zutz (Randy), and Deb Cowie (Stu), his brother Al, his sister Loal, 10 grandkids, and 10 great-grandkids.
Don was born in Prince Rupert to Alfred & Louisa Ward and was raised on the Queen Charlotte Islands. He also raised his own family there. He worked for MacMillan Bloedel as a truck driver/dispatcher until he retired in 1992 and settled in Nanaimo. His many hobbies included hunting, fishing, and beachcombing with his family. He also loved get together’s with friends and family and was forever the entertainer.
He will be truly missed by all.
Thanks to the staff and residents at Nanaimo Seniors Village who made his life rewarding and happier in his final months.
In lieu of flowers, pleased send donations to the Alzheimer’s Society.
A Celebration of his Life will be held Friday, April 9, 2010 at 1:00 p.m. at First Memorial Funeral Home (1720 Bowen Rd., Nanaimo).
First Memorial Funeral Services