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Dorothy W. Ward

April 10, 1932 — September 15, 2022

Dorothy W. Ward

Dorothy “Dottie” Ann (Wood) Ward, 90, wife of Raymond Keith Ward passed away Thursday, September 15, 2022 at Brightview Baldwin Park.

Mrs. Ward was born on April 10, 1932 in Teaneck, NJ to the late Warren and Marion (Vosburgh) Wood.

In addition to her husband of 65 years whom she married in 1957, she is survived by her children, Marion Anne Ward of Staunton, and Warren Keith Ward of San Francisco, CA.

In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by a son, Peter Franklin, her sister, Ruth Donner, and her step-mother, Anna P. Wood.

She graduated from Teaneck High School in 1950 and Cedar Crest College in 1954. Mrs. Ward worked as a New Jersey Extension Service Assistant 4-H agent. She also taught third grade for two years in Lower Alloway Creek.

Dorothy was very active in Woodstown Baptist Church serving as a deacon, Sunday school teacher, and nominating committee member. She volunteered with pastoral care at Salem Hospital for decades and served on the Board of Education.

Dottie was a respected pillar of her church and her community.

A future service is pending.

Memorial donations may be sent to the First Baptist Church of Woodstown, Missions Fund, 117 S. Main Street, Woodstown, NJ 08098.
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