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David W Ward

August 15, 1935 ~ December 28, 2023 (age 88) 88 Years Old

David Ward Obituary

On December 28, 2023, David William Ward, age 88, of Holmesburg Section of Philadelphia.  Husband of the late Joan Catherine Ward nee Klaczak.  Loving father of Karen Gaynor and his late son-in-law Michael Gaynor; his daughter, Kimberly Gsell of Glenolden.  He is also survived by his grandchildren Jonathan and Sara, Michele and Ricky, Elliott, David, Noah, Emma, and Tyler, and his great-grandchildren Dillan, Michael, David, Daniel, and Bella. He had a lifelong passion for genealogy and travel, connecting with different family members far and wide. He was a proud Holmesburg Civic Association member and helped open the first Seniors Club of Rhawnhurst. David lived a long and happy life and was loved by many.

Relatives & friends are invited to his Memorial Mass, on Saturday 11 am at St Dominic Church.    There will be no visitation before Mass.  

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Memorial Mass
January 6, 2024

11:00 AM
St Dominic Catholic Church
8504 Frankford Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19136


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