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Catherine C. Ward

July 17, 1941 ~ December 7, 2018 (age 77)

Catherine Callaghan Ward, was born July 17, 1941 to Eleanor Eppel and Leo Callaghan in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.  She passed away on Friday, December 7, 2018 at age 77 in Compassionate Care at St Francis Hospital.

Catherine found God’s presence in mans good actions.  She lived her life to the fullest and gave all her energy in all her activities, measuring worth by the positive effect it had on the human person.  Mother, grandmother, wife, nurse, educator, Cathy enriched the lives of those fortunate to know her.

She was preceded in death by a daughter, Maureen Ward.

 Leaving behind her husband, Robert M. Ward; children, Robert L, Malachy, and Christy Ann Snook (Thomas); sister, Maureen Shields (Jim); 2 grandchildren, Tadhg and Burke and a host of other relatives and friends.

Her Requiem will be 11am Thursday, December 13, 2018 at St Catherine of Siena, 2503 Centerville Road, Wilmington, Delaware 19808; visitation 10-11am.

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