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Lawrence Ward
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Lawrence Ward, 86, passed away Sunday, February 4, 2018, at a Houlton hospital. He was born November 3, 1931, in Houlton, the son of Robert O. and Helen M. (McSheffery) Ward. Lawrence grew up in Ludlow and graduated from Houlton High School in 1950. He went to work at Coles Express and then was drafted by the US Army. He served for two years, in Pittsburg, PA. Upon his honorable discharge he returned to Houlton to continue working at Coles Express. After working for Coles for twenty eight years he went to work for longtime friend Darrell McGuire & Sons. Lawrence married Josephine Miller on January 24, 1955, and together would raise their three children, Brenda, Randy and Steve. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, four wheeling, and going to camp. He enjoyed these times most when they were shared with his grandchildren. He is survived by his wife Josephine Ward of Houlton, three children: Brenda Stewart and her husband Mark of Bow, NH, Randy Ward and his wife Sally of Hodgdon, Steven Ward and his wife Jodie of Houlton, nine grandchildren: Jolene, Josh L., Josh S., Zac, Ben, Kylie, Nathaniel, Brandon, and Elizabeth, as well as eight great grandchildren. He also leaves behind a brother Arnold Ward and his wife Anne of New Hampshire, two sisters: Mary Roski and her husband Fred and Joyce Hannington both of Brewer, a sister-in-law Shirley Ward of Houlton, a brother-in-law Dale Miller, two sisters-in-law: Joan Faulkner and Sharon Nason all of Connecticut, along with several nieces and nephews. In addition to his parents, he was predeceased by a brother James Ward. A memorial service will be conducted at a later date. Gifts in Lawrence's memory may be made payable to St. Joseph's Childrens Hospital in c/o Dunn Funeral Home 11 Park St. Houlton, ME 04730. Online condolences may be expressed on the Tribute Wall at:

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11 Park Street
Houlton, Me 04730

A memorial service will be conducted at a later date

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11 Park Street
Houlton, Maine 04730

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