Annie M. Ware, 69, a member of the Morning Star Church of God In Christ, died Friday (Nov. 17, 2000) in her home of an apparent heart attack. The former Annie Haugabook was born in Dozier, Ala., and moved to Niagara Falls in 1944. She worked as a nurse’s aide for Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center beginning in 1959. Later in the 1970s, she worked with community mental health at the hospital until 1978. During the 1970s she also worked as a cook at the Hiawatha Manor on Buffalo Avenue and the former Hills Drive In on Highland Avenue until 1988. Mrs. Ware was an active member at her church and was also active with missionary programs. In addition, she spent a good part of her life as a homemaker, caring for her parents until their deaths. Her husband, W.S. Ware, predeceased her. Survivors include three sons, Al Haugabook of Buffalo, Joseph of Bedford Hills and Willie of Niagara Falls; three daughters, Stella Lane of Cortland, Ohio, Dana Ezell of Crystal, Minn., and Ellen Haugabook of Jersey City, N.J.; a sister, Gladys Rankin of Niagara Falls; two brothers, Charles Haugabook of Buffalo and C.W. Haugabook of Niagara Falls; and numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Services will be held at noon Wednesday in Morning Star Church of God in Christ, 2603 21st St. Burial will be in Oakwood Cemetery.
Source: Buffalo News, The (NY) – Tuesday, November 21, 2000