Dorothy F. (Mulvey) Ward, 82, of Ticonderoga Drive, died Monday at Miriam Hospital. She was the beloved wife of Robert F. Ward, they had celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary April 13, 2008. Born in Providence, she was a daughter of the late Michael and Mary F. (Brennan) Mulvey.
Mrs. Ward was a Registered Nurse for Warwick Community Action for 15 years until her retirement. She was a graduate of St. Xavier Academy and St. Joseph Hospital School of Nursing, making her the fifth sibling of her family to become a Registered Nurse. She was a member of the St. Xavier Alumnae Assn. and the St. Joseph Alumni Assn.
She was the loving mother of Kerri Ann Ward of Warwick, Soibhan Marie Ward-Kosofsky of Warwick, and the late Robert F. Ward, Jr. and Mary Catherine Ward-French. Caring sister of Madeline R. Mulvey of Warwick and the late Joseph V. Mulvey, Anna M. Mann, Elizabeth A. Morrisson, Regina E. Moriarty, Irene B. Avery, and Mary P. Potter. Cherished grandmother of three and great grandmother of one.
Her funeral will be held Saturday at 8:45 am from THE URQUHART-MURPHY FUNERAL HOME, 800 Greenwich Avenue, Route 5, Warwick with a Mass of Christian Burial at 10:00 am in St. Kevin Church, 333 Sandy Lane, Warwick. Burial will follow in St. Ann Cemetery, Cranston. Relatives and friends are invited and may call Friday 4-8 pm. Gifts in her memory to the Bishop's Keep The Heat On Fund, 184 Broad, St., Providence, RI 02903 would be appreciated. www.murphyfuneralhomes.org
Reported: 03/24/09 (Show all obituaries for this day)
By: Urquhart-Murphy Funeral Home (Show all obituaries and information about this funeral home)