Fred W. Ware, 83, of Ocala, Fla., a retired Amherst parks supervisor, died Tuesday (Jan. 14, 2003) in his home after a long illness. Born in Buffalo, he was a graduate of Amherst High School and served in stateside in World War II with the Army’s military police. Ware worked for the Amherst Highway Department for 36 years, advancing to deputy highway superintendent and parks supervisor before retiring and moving to Florida in 1978. In Amherst, he was a member of Amherst Township Post 416, Veterans of Foreign Wars; Amherst Lodge 981, Free & Accepted Masons; and St. John’s Lutheran Church, Eggertsville. He enjoyed playing golf. Surviving are his wife of 60 years, the former Margaret L. Kraft; two daughters, Noreen M. Hall of Ocala and Debbie A. Kelly of Hockassin, Del.; and four grandchildren.
Source: Buffalo News, The (NY) – Wednesday, January 15, 2003