She was born June 5, 1915, in Monroe Township, daughter of the late Joseph and Anna Zednick Mako. She had resided in the Conneaut area most of her life.
She graduated from Conneaut High School in 1932.
She served in the U.S. Army during World War II and the Korean War as a sergeant first class.
A member of St. Andrew Catholic Church of Sheffield and its Senior Society, she also was a member Disabled American Veterans, DAV Chapter No. 39, DAV Auxiliary Chapter No. 66, Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 2836, Women’s Army Corps Veteran Association and Gold Star Wives of America.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Charles J. Ware; a sister, Rose Yuhas; and three brothers, Joseph Mako Jr., Frank Mako and Paul Mako.
Survivors include a son, Michael J. Ware of California; a daughter, Lynne F. Magness of Glendale, Ariz.; a grandson; eight nieces; and 14 nephews.
Friends may call today from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Thompson-Smith Funeral Home, 345 Main St., Conneaut. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Tuesday at 11 a.m. at St. Andrew Catholic Church, Route 93, Sheffield, by the Rev. Stephen Wassie.
Burial will be at Kelloggsville Cemetery.
Memorials may be made to the Multiple Sclerosis Society. Envelopes will be available at the funeral home.