HOULTON - F. Jean Ward, 86, passed away May 3, 2014 at a local hospital. She was born Feb. 2, 1928, at Houlton, the daughter of Fred and Fern (Shields) Munroe.
Jean was a loving mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. She enjoyed reading books, watching movies and spending time with family and friends.
Jean is survived by her son, Fred Ward and his wife, Martha of Winterport; her daughter, Barbara Sullivan of Houlton; four grandchildren, Keith Ward of MA, Kyle Ward of Winterport, Rachael Upton and her husband, Vernon of Houlton, Jessica Bassi and her husband, Mike of Bangor; four great-grandchildren, Joshua Upton of Houlton, Julia, Olivia and Jacob Bassi, all of Bangor; three brothers, Paul Munroe and his wife, Marguerite of Portland, Philip Munroe and his wife, Joyce of OH, Floyd Munroe and his wife, Vicky of New Limerick; several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her husband, Karlton S. Ward, three brothers, Bernard and James Hannigan, Louis Munroe.
Friends may call 10 a.m. Wednesday until the time of the service 11 a.m. at Saint Mary of the Visitation Church with Deacon Al Burleigh officiating. Interment will be in the Old St. Mary's Cemetery. Gifts may be made in Jean's memory to Animal Ark Sanctuary or Houlton Humane Society, c/o Dunn Funeral Home, 11 Park St., Houlton, ME 04730. Online condolences and guest book: dunnfuneral.com