Funeral Location:St Joachim's Roman Catholic Church, Eel Ground Resting Location:17 Riverview Rd East, Eel Ground Wishes:Diabetes Association
Mrs. Shirley Ward, of Eel Ground, passed away on Saturday, April 21, 2012, at her residence, at the age of 69.
She was the daughter of Mary (Ward) Tennass and the late Leonard Tennass and worked as an adult caretaker. She was a member of St Joachim's Roman Catholic Church.
Shirley is survived by her four daughters Wanda, Colleen, and Barbara all of Eel Ground, and Stephanie (Patrick Ward) of Red Bank; two sons Joseh Leonard (Sarah Ward) and Albert Wayne (Judi Ann) both of Eel Ground; five sisters Doris (Peter Jerome) of Mariah, Lois Genova of Red Bank, Karen Jerome of Red Bank, Claudia Tennass of Red Bank, and Linda Vicaire of Eel Ground; four brothers Hubert Tennass, Charlie Tennass, Brian Tennass (Mary) and Terry Tennass, all of Red Bank; 14 grandchildren; 6 great grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
Besides her parents, she was predeceased by three sisters Genevieve Tennass, Mary Jane Tennass, and Mary Helen Tennass, as well as a brother Joe Leo Tennass.
The family will receive relatives and friends from Shirley's residence, 17 Riverview Rd East, Eel Ground, on Sunday, April 22, 2012 from 7 to 9 pm and on Monday, April 23 2012, from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 pm. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated from St Joachim's Roman Catholic Church on Tuesday, April 24, 2012, at 10 am, with Father Tom Fowler officiating.
As expressions of sympathy, donations may be made to the Diabetes Association, or to a memorial of one's choice.
Funeral arrangements are in the care of Northumberland Funeral Home, 102 Pleasant St., telephone (506) 622-7741