Ricky L. Ware, 38, Troy, formerly of Massena, died Monday in St. Mary’s Hospital, Troy. He had been ill with cancer. Mr. Ware was a salesclerk at Uncle Sam’s Pipe Solutions Co., Troy. Born Nov. 8, 1965, in Massena, son of Eunice Downer and Charles Ware, he graduated from Massena High School. He had lived in Troy for 15 years. He enjoyed playing golf and working with computers. Surviving are a daughter and a son, Melanie and Justin Ware, both of Troy; his mother, of Massena; his father, of Chicago, Ill.; two sisters and their husbands, Victoria and Jerry Stone, Helena, and Tina and Jessie Tyo, Massena; two brothers and their wives, Russell and Suzanne, Averill Park, and Chad and Lisa, San Pedro, Calif., and several nieces and nephews. The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Friday at Phillips Memorial Home with the Rev. Douglas R. Shear officiating. Burial will be in Pine Grove Cemetery II, Norfolk. Calling hours will be 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home. Donations may be made to the American Cancer Society.
Source: Watertown Daily Times (NY) – Wednesday, June 2, 2004