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December 25, 2018

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Obituary for Marie M. Ward

Marie M. Ward, age 88 of Tinton Falls, died on Tuesday, December 25, 2018 at Jersey Shore University Medical Center in Neptune. Born in Long Branch she lived in West Long Branch before moving to Tinton Falls 3 years ago. She was an administrative assistant at Fort Monmouth in Eatontown for many years before retiring. Mrs. Ward was a parishioner of Holy Trinity Church of Christ the King Parish in Long Branch where she sang in the church choir since the age of 13. She also sang at Carnegie Hall when she was 17 and was a member of Shrewsbury Choral Society. She was a volunteer for Family and Children’s Service in Long Branch and the Senior Reading Program in the West Long Branch School system.

She was predeceased by her husband John T. Ward in 2010. Surviving are her son and daughter in law, Stephen and Dawn Ward; four daughters and two sons in law, Claire and Henry Horst, Catherine Ward, Eileen and Tom Little and Christine Wieczorkiewicsz; her brother Peter Mauro; six grandchildren and nine great grandchildren.

Visitation will be held on Friday, December 28 from 5 - 8 pm at the Damiano Funeral Home, 191 Franklin Avenue in Long Branch. Funeral, Saturday; 9 am from the funeral home with a Mass of Christian Burial celebrated at 10 am at Holy Trinity Church, Long Branch. Interment will follow at Mt. Carmel Cemetery in West Long Branch. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to St. Vincent De Paul Society at Christ the King Parish, 380 Division Street, Long Branch, NJ 07740. The family invites you to leave a letter of condolence, light a memorial candle or make a memorial donation by selecting the appropriate tab.


When Friday, December 28th, 2018 5:00pm - 8:00pm
Damiano Funeral Home
191 Franklin Ave
Long Branch, NJ 07740

Service Information

Saturday, December 29th, 2018 10:00am
Reverend Javier A. Diaz
Holy Trinity Roman Catholic Church
408 Prospect Street
Long Branch, NJ 07740
Service Extra Info
family and friends may gather at the funeral home at 9 am.

Interment Information

Mt Carmel Cemetery
115 Wall Street
West Long Branch, NJ 07764
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