Obituary of Alice Ward
Alice Adelle Wooster Ward, 92, of Auburn passed away Wednesday November 2, 2016 at Auburn Community Hospital. Alice was born January 26, 1924 in Skaneateles, N.Y to Marion J. And Alice Jennings Wooster. She attended Skaneateles Schools, and was a 1942 graduate of Skaneateles High School. She married Gordon J. Ward on January 26, 1943 in St. James Episcopal Church, Skaneateles. Gordon J. Ward died on December 10, 1998. Gordon owned and operated Ward Oil Company in Auburn from the early 1950's until is death. Alice is survived by three children, James G. Ward of Sahuarita, AZ; David J. Ward (Debora) of Fleming, Nancy Ward Remling (Richard) of Syracuse, as well as six grandchildren, 15 great grandchildren, and numerous nieces, nephews.. She is also survived by one brother,, Kenneth J. Wooster of Auburn She was pre deceased b y her parents, two brothers, and a daughter-in law. Alice was a member of SS Peter & John Episcopal Church, Auburn. For many years she was active as a Nursery School Teacher, a leader of the church bazaar, and in the women’s guild at the former St. John’s Episcopal Church. She had been active in the local PTA’s, and in Cub Scouts. She and Gordon had been active campers and members of various camping groups. Alice was a very talented and creative crafter. She participated in craft shows and was noted for her knitting and crochet work. She was an active participant of Home Bureau and Cayuga County Home Extension groups. For twenty years she owned and operated a craft and yarn shop on Rockefeller Road, Moravia, NY. She was also a volunteer leader for many years at The Gallery in Moravia. A funeral service will be held at 11:15 am on Monday November 7, 2016 at Farrell’s Funeral Service, Inc 84 South ST Auburn N.Y. with the Reverend Kathlyn Schofield, Pastor of the Episcopal Church of Ss Petr & John,, officiating. Interment will be in Evergreen Cemetery. A calling hour will be held from 10 am to 11 am prior to services. Memorials may be made to the Owasco Fire Department.