The death of Theresa Marie Ward, wife of the late William J. Ward, occurred unexpectedly at the Saint John Regional Hospital on June 29, 2019. Born in Saint John she was the daughter of the late Peter Louis and Margaret (Sliney) Sharkey.
She was the last surviving member of her immediate family having been predeceased by her brothers John, Patrick and Philip Sharkey, and her sisters Maureen Sharkey, Margaret Gillis and Josephine Cusack. She is survived by her sister-in-law Marie Melanson and several cousins, nieces and nephews who held a special place in her heart.
She resided in Saint John the majority of her life and the focus of her life was her devotion to her faith. She was a life-long member of the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception Parish and where she was a member of the CWL.
Resting at Fundy Funeral Home, 230 Westmorland Road (646-2424), with visiting on Wednesday from 4-8 pm. The Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Thursday, July 4, 2019, at 12:10 PM, from the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception. Interment will take place at St. Joseph’s Cemetery. Remembrances made to the Cathedral Restoration Fund or the St. Vincent de Paul Society would be appreciated.
At this time the family would like to give special thanks to the Loch Lomond Villa and Bayshore Health for the support and care they gave Theresa over or the years.