Ernest H. Ware, age 77, died February 17, 2004 at Mt. Carmel West. Retired in 1988 as Executive Director for Mechanical Contractors Association of Central Ohio. Elder Emeritus of Chicago Avenue Christian Church. Preceded in death by parents Ben and Pearl Ware and son Mark Ware. Survived by wife, June; daughters, Marsha (Michael) Baker, Judi (Bob) Pope, Jackie (Brian) Fout, Michele (Joe) Rice; 7 grandchildren; 4 great-grandchildren. Friends may call at JERRY SPEARS FUNERAL HOME with CREMATORY, 2693 W. Broad St., Friday 2-4 and 7-9 p.m., where service will be held 2 p.m. Saturday. Pastor Ed Hughes officiating. Inurnment Sunset Cemetery at a later date. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Vision Center of Central Ohio, Inc., Ernest Ware Memorial Fund, 1393 N. High St., Columbus, Oh. 43201.
Source: Columbus Dispatch, The (OH) – Thursday, February 19, 2004