Joseph Weldon Ward husband of Joan (Joe) Ward of Esgenoôpetitj, NB, passed away at the Miramichi Regional Hospital on Tuesday, March 5, 2019 at the age of 72.
Born in Lunenburg, NS, Weldon was the son of the late Frederick and Mary Ann (Ginnish) Ward.
Weldon was a retired Fisheries Officer with the Province.
Weldon is survived by his wife: Joan; one daughter: Carla Ward; five sons: Darryl (Gail Taylor), Kimberly (Cynthia Joe), Derek and Nathan all of Esgenoôpetitj, NB and Dwight of Tabusintac, NB; one brother: Donald Swasson of Esgenoôpetitj NB; nine grandchildren, six great grandchildren; several nieces and nephews.
Visitation will be held at his residence 2920 Peters Road, Esgenoôpetitj, NB after 2 PM on Sunday and again on Monday.
Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated from Saint Ann’s Roman Catholic Church, Esgenoôpetitj, NB on Tuesday, March 12, 2019 at 1 PM with Father Anthony Dass Papu officiating.
Burial will follow in Saint Ann's Roman Catholic Church Cemetery, Esgenoôpetitj, NB, later in the spring.
In Weldon’s memory a donation may be made to a memorial of one’s choice.
Condolences can be made online on our website at www.bellsmeadows.com.
Funeral arrangements are under the care of Bell’s Funeral Home. 651 King George Highway, Miramichi, NB, E1V 1N9. Telephone: 622-3600.
A tradition of service to the families of the Miramichi and surrounding communities since 1922.