It is with sadness that the family announce the peaceful passing of Marjorie Ward on January 20th, 2022, after a long, courageous battle with cancer. She was born on December 23rd, 1941, to Jim and Bea Bridges and was the loving wife of Neil Ward.
Marjorie will be missed by her children, Jeffrey (Karen) and Krista (Steven); grandchildren, Maggie and Jake; siblings, Charlotte Upton (Stewart) and Irvine Bridges (Bonnie) as well as many nieces and nephews.
In addition to her parents, she was predeceased by her brother, Stuart (Donna).
Marjorie grew up on a farm in Sheffield, NB, learning the value of hard work from an early age. She was considered one of Jim’s best workers. After high school, she followed in her mother’s footsteps and became a teacher. She taught for over 35 years in Oromocto and Cambridge Narrows. She spent her retirement years on their hobby farm in Cambridge Narrows and enjoyed her time contributing to the community.
The family would like to thank Dr. G. Haines, all the doctors and nurses in Oncology, EMP Staff, and a special thanks to nurse Lisa for going above and beyond. Marjorie also had many neighbours who provided extraordinary love and support.
A Celebration of Life will be held at the Narrows United Church in Cambridge-Narrows on Thursday, May 5th, 2022, at 11:00 am, with Rev. Jane Johnson officiating. Reception will follow at the Jemseg Lions Club. Interment will be in Sheffield United Church Cemetery at a later date. Donations may be made to the Narrows United Church or to a charity of the donor’s choosing.
At the church’s request, social distancing requirements will be relaxed, but masks are to be worn at all times and attendees must remain seated for singing. Those who are coming up to speak may take off their mask only while they are in the pulpit.