John H. Ware IV of Oxford John H. Ware IV, 73, of Oxford died on Thursday, May 28, 2015 in his home, surrounded by his family and friends. He is survived by three daughters, Karen Ware of Potomac, Md., Nancy Ware Sapp of Lititz, Pa., and Debra Kline of Pequea, Pa., ten grandchildren, and by his brother Paul Ware and sisters Marilyn Ware and Carol Ware. He was predeceased by his son John Charles. Born on October 4, 1941 in Philadelphia, Pa., he was the son of the late Marian Snyder Ware of Lansdowne and the late John H. Ware III of Oxford. John attended Oxford Area High School, University of Pennsylvania, and Lincoln University. He worked for Penn Fuel Gas, Co. of Oxford, served on the board of American Water Works and was active in local organizations including West Nottingham township supervisors, Oxford Borough Council, and the Oxford Senior Center. John was an active member of the Oxford Foundation, and later founded the Oxford Area Foundation. He was a boy scout in his youth and was later a troop leader in Nottingham. He was a life-long member of the Oxford Presbyterian Church. John was committed to philanthropy and devoted much of his time to making Oxford a strong and wonderful community for all who live there. He had a strong interest in politics and education, along with an unforgettable sense of humor. A visitation with the family will be held at Oxford Presbyterian Church on Thursday, July 2, from 4 to 6 p.m. followed by a memorial service. Memorial donations can be made in lieu of flowers to the Oxford Civic Association, P.O. Box 34, Oxford, PA 19363-0034 or the National Kidney Foundation , 30 East 33rd Street, New York, NY 10016. On-line condolences can be made at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Source: The Daily Local on June 7, 2015