Michael "Mickey" Ward

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Michael "Mickey" Ward Obituary


Memories & Candles

“I remember Mickey when he had the band Mickey and the clean cuts, my Husband also had a band called teh Castaways at the same time . I hadn't seen...Read More »
1 of 11 | Posted by: Robin Kopronica - Lorain, OH

“Dear Sherry, So sorry to hear about your loss and sending you my sincerest sympathies. You and your family are in my prayers and I lit a candle for...Read More »
2 of 11 | Posted by: John Ciriaco - Lorain, OH

“Mickey,you always had a wave an smile from your beautiful garage,Sherwood drive isn't going to be the same. ”
3 of 11 | Posted by: John Schrenk - neighbor

“Mickey,you always had a wave an smile from your beautiful garage,Sherwood drive isn't going to be the same. ”
4 of 11 | Posted by: John Schrenk - Lorain, OH

“Our condolences to all of the Ward family. And especially to D.J., we express our sympathy on the passing of your grandfather. May his soul rest in...Read More »
5 of 11 | Posted by: POHORENCE & DICKEL FAMILIES - OH

“Amanda, no words will ease the pain you're feeling right now. Time may eventually dull it. But the sorrow when you lose a close family member will...Read More »
6 of 11 | Posted by: Gerry Del Valle - Lorain, OH

“Our Simsik Family of Vermilion offer condolences to you, Sherry, at this time of great loss. ”
7 of 11 | Posted by: West-Simsik Family - Vermilion, OH

“We were surprised to hear about Mickey's passing. Mickey always was a happy fun guy! We have many fond memories. We are happy that the two of you...Read More »
8 of 11 | Posted by: Jim and Doreen Rieth - Lorain, OH

“I was so sorry to hear of Mickey's passing. Mickey was one of the most colorful, excentric, exciting, and fun people that I've ever had the pleasure...Read More »
9 of 11 | Posted by: Susan Shepard (Carl Cicerrella's ex-wife) - OH

“I am very sorry on Mickeys passing. I had not seen him for several years until he came into my place of employment last summer. It was good to...Read More »
10 of 11 | Posted by: darryl cassidy - vermilion, OH

“Sherry, I am very sorry for your loss. My GOD keep you close at this time. Our prayers are with you. Kimberly and Willie Gage ”
11 of 11 | Posted by: Kimberly Gage - Lorain, OH


Michael "Mickey" Ward, age 69, of Lorain, passed away on Saturday, November 10, 2012 at The Cleveland Clinic following a recent heart surgery.
Born on March 10, 1943 in Lorain, Mickey lived his entire life there. He graduated from St. Mary's High School, Lorain, in 1961.
He worked at US Steel as a boilermaker, retiring from there with 30 years of service.
He enjoyed traveling with his wife, especially to warm climate places during the Ohio winter months. He loved to play golf and was an avid Notre Dame Football fan.
Mickey is survived by his beloved wife of 31 years, Sherry (nee Simsic) his son, Brett Ward, of Bellvue, Ohio; his daughters, Kellie Foster, of Oberlin and Amanda Kreft, of Delaware, Ohio; and his grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Donald and Kathleen (nee McKenzie) Ward and his brother, Dennis.
The Ward Family will receive friends on Tuesday, November 13th from 4:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. at Dovin and Reber Jones Funeral & Cremation Center, 1110 Cooper Foster Park Rd., Amherst. Funeral services will be held on Wednesday at 11:00 a.m. in the funeral center. Fr. James Becherer will officiate. Burial will follow in Ridge Hill Memorial Park.
Family and friends may leave online condolences at www.dovinreberjones.com.

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