June 20th, 2019


Ronald E. Ward

November 16, 1934 – December 5, 2018

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Obituaries » Ronald E. Ward

Ronald Everett Ward, 84, passed away on Dec. 5, 2018. Born in Moretown on Nov. 16, 1934, he was the son of the late Forrest and Harriet (Shonio) Ward. On July 30, 1954, he married the former Vera O. Luce in Warren and enjoyed 62 years together. Vera passed away in 2016. Ron graduated of Waitsfield High School. As a young man entering the workforce, he was employed at the former Weyerhaeuser Co. in Hancock before working 12 years for Barre City Creamery. In 1969, Ron went to work at Brothers Building Co. in Waitsfield as a plumber, receiving his Master Plumbing License in 1973. Ron served his community of Moretown as a member of the Volunteer Fire Department, tax collector and first constable. He enjoyed hunting, deer camp, fishing, snowmobiling, auto racing, and camping at Kampersville. Ron is survived by his children Brian Ward, of Moretown, Kathy Carton, of Warren, Calvin Ward and wife Sharon, of Moretown; three grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; a sister, Lorraine Downer, of Morrisville; a brother, Kenneth Ward and wife Rosie, of Barre; as well as nieces, nephews and extended family.

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