He was employed by the N.L. Morell Co., Bethlehem, for 30 years before retiring in 1970.
Born in Bethlehem, he was a son of the late William and Lillie Ware.
He was an Army veteran of World Wart II.
Surviving are a son, James F. of Allentown; two daughters, Janis F., wife of Rodney Roberts of Mount Bethel, and June F., wife of Robert Parker Jr. of Whitehall Township, and four grandchildren.
Services will be at 2 p.m. Friday in Trexler Funeral Home, 1625 Highland St., Allentown. A calling hour will precede the services.