Minerva Harris Ware Obituary, 1992

MINERVA H. WARE, 83, of Glassboro, died Tuesday at Underwood-Memorial Hospital, Woodbury.

Mrs. Ware was a secretary for 19 years at Glassboro High School before her retirement in 1975. She was a member of the First United Methodist Church of Glassboro.

Survivors: her husband, William S. Jr., and a brother, Jack Harris of Pitman.

Services: friends may call, 9:30 to 11 a.m. tomorrow, First United Methodist Church, 56 N. Academy St., Glassboro; funeral, 11 a.m. tomorrow at the church; burial, Manahath Cemetery, Glassboro. Mathis Funeral Home, Glassboro.

Source:  Philadelphia Inquirer, The (PA) – Friday, December 25, 1992

Emma Ware Obituary, 1995

EMMA WARE, 79, of Paulsboro, died Wednesday at Underwood-Memorial Hospital, Woodbury.

Mrs. Ware was born in Swedesboro and worked for Mary Martin Clothing Industries in Paulsboro.

Survivors: two sisters, Rose Cauthern of Paulsboro and Lucy Harden of Philadelphia.

Services: viewing, 9 a.m. today, Second Baptist Church, Swedesboro and Pine Avenues, Paulsboro; funeral, 11 a.m. today at the church; burial, Gates of Heaven Cemetery, Mount Royal. Bagwell Funeral Home, Penns Grove.

Source: Philadelphia Inquirer, The (PA) – Monday, May 1, 1995

Joan Ware Eaton Obituary, 1995

retired Rose Tree Media teacher

Joan Ware Eaton, 68, of Middletown, a former elementary school teacher in the Rose Tree Media School District, died Oct. 9 at the Lima Medical Facility, Middletown.

Born in Orange, N.J., Mrs. Eaton lived in Newtown Square for nine years before entering the Lima Medical Facility two months ago. Previously, she lived in the Media-Middletown area for 26 years.

A 1945 graduate of Millburn (N.J.) High School, she received a bachelor’s degree in early childhood education in 1949 from Wheelock College, Boston, Mass.

Mrs. Eaton was employed as a teacher in Rose Tree Media schools from 1965 to 1975, when she retired. Earlier, she taught at schools in Wilmington, Del., and Melrose, Mass. From 1976 to 1978, Mrs. Eaton was co-owner of The Country Kettle Store, Swarthmore.

A member of the Bath (Me.) Garden Club, Mrs. Eaton was associated with various other garden clubs in this area. She also belonged to the Edgmont Golf Club and was active with the Girl Scouts as an assistant leader and as the “”Cookie Mom” in the annual cookie sales.

Mrs. Eaton was the author of a cookbook entitled, “”The Pot Holder.” Since 1953, she and her family spent summers at Sebasco Estates, Maine.

Surviving are her husband, Roland L. Eaton, who grew up in Swarthmore and whom she married in 1953; a daughter, Nancy E. Keefe of Collegeville, Pa.; a son, Richard R. Eaton of West Chester, Pa.; and three grandchildren. She also was the mother of the late Wendy Eaton.

A memorial service will occur at 11 a.m. Oct. 12 in the Middletown Presbyterian Church, 273 S. Old Middletown Road, Elwyn. Burial will be in the adjacent church cemetery. Arrangements are by the Frank C. Videon Funeral Home, Marple.

Instead of flowers, memorial gifts may be provided the American Lung Association, 1534 McDaniel Dr., West Chester, PA 19380.

Source:  Delaware County Daily Times (Primos – Upper Darby, PA) – Wednesday, October 11, 1995

Etta Laure Ware Obituary, 2000

Etta Laure Ware, 78, of Dauphin Manor, formerly of Harrisburg, died Thursday in the manor.

She retired from the Army War College, Carlisle Barracks; was a graduate of the former John Harris High School and Rider Business School, Trenton, N.J., and attended the former Shippensburg State Teachers College; and was a member of St. Catherine Laboure Roman Catholic Church, Swatara Twp., its Rosary Group at Dauphin Manor, and the Harrisburg Symphony and Harrisburg Foreign Policy associations.

Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 9 a.m. Tuesday in her church. Burial will be in Holy Cross Cemetery, Swatara Twp.

There will be no viewing.

Neill Funeral Home, Paxtang, is handling arrangements.

Source:  Patriot-News, The (Harrisburg, PA) – Sunday, November 26, 2000

Pearl E. Ware Birk Obituary, 2001

Pearl E. Ware Birk, 77, of Wilmington, Del., a supervisor for DuPont, died June 26 at home.

She worked at Dupont for more than 30 years, and was an accounts payable supervisor when she retired. Mrs. Birk was one of the first women supervisors there.

She was born in Shelby, N.C., and moved to Wilmington many years ago. She was preceded in death by her parents, five sisters and three brothers.

She played bridge, gambled, read biographies and went to the beach.

Survivors: Husband, William J. Birk son, David A. Birk of Wilmington daughter, Catherine P. Birk of Collingswood, N.J. nieces and nephews

Service: 11 a.m. Saturday at Lutheran Church of the Good Shepherd, 1630 Foulk Rd., Wilmington.

Visitation: 10:30 a.m. Saturday at the church.

Contributions: Lutheran Church of the Good Shepherd, 1630 Foulk Road, Wilmington, Del. 19803

Source:  Delaware County Daily Times (Primos – Upper Darby, PA) – Friday, June 29, 2001

Doris Renee Ware Obituary, 2003

PHILADELPHIA-Doris Reene Ware, 48, of Philadelphia, died Thursday, January 16, 2003, at Hahnemann University Hospital in Philadelphia. Born January 20, 1954, in Chester, Pa., she was the daughter of the late Margaret Baynes. She graduate from school in Virginia, Pa. She leaves a sister, Wanda Murray; four brothers, Wendell Murray, Joseph Murray, Forrest Murray and Samuel Murray, all of York; and nieces, nephews and cousins. There will be a viewing from 7 to 8 p.m. Monday at the John H. Danner Funeral Home, 822 E. Market St., York. The service is at 8 p.m. Monday, with Pastor Bernard James of the New Pentecost Christian Church Ministry officiating. Following cremation, burial will be at the convenience of the family.
Source:  York Daily Record (PA) – Monday, January 20, 2003

James M. Ware Sr. Obituary, 2003

WARE JAMES M. SR., age 84, of Trevose PA on Feb. 2, 2003; beloved husband of the late Elizabeth J. (nee Elliott), father of Elizabeth A. Clayton, James M. Jr., Denise C. Horner and Robert G.; he is also survived by5 grandchildren, 3 great grandchildren and one brother. Family and friends are invited to attend his Viewing Thurs. 7 to 9 P.M. at THE JAMES J. DOUGHERTY FUNERAL HOME, INC., 2200 Trenton Rd., Levittown. Funeral Service Fri. 11:00 A.M. at St. Stephen’s Church, 65 E. Street Rd., Feasterville where friends may call after 10 A.M. Ent. Forest Hills Cem. Contributions: American Cancer Society-Bux-Mont., High Point Professional Bldg., 700 Horizon Circle, Ste. 201, Chalfont, PA. 18914.
Source:  Philadelphia Inquirer, The (PA) and Philadelphia Daily News (PA) – Tuesday, February 4, 2003

Mary R. Ware Amato Obituary, 2004


MARY R. (nee Ware), on Sept. 28, 2004, of Jackosnville, FL., formerly of Camden, N.J. loving mother of Sally and Georgia and the late Eddie, beloved sister of Georgia, adoring grandmother to Alton, Jeff, Jennifer, Mary, Johnnie and Mark. She will be deeply missed.

Source:  Philadelphia Inquirer, The (PA) and Philadelphia Daily News (PA) – Sunday, October 3, 2004

Helen Ware Pardee Obituary, 2006

Registered nurse

Helen Ware Pardee, 86, of Jacksonville, Fla., formerly of Seattle, Wash., and La Jolla and Del Mar, Calif., died Tuesday, October 31, 2006.

She was born January 1, 1920, in Washington, and was especially beloved by her family for care and attendance she gave to her parents, Howard and Nell L. Parker Ware.

Mrs. Pardee was a registered private duty nurse, and was a 1941 Washington Hospital School of Nursing graduate.

She was married to Thomas H. Pardee, who died in 1973.

Surviving are a sister, Mrs. Merrill (Betty J.) Love of Jacksonville, Fla.; a niece, Rebecca Love Stephens of Corpus Christi, Texas; and two nephews, Mark Love of Ames, Iowa, and Byron D. Love of Jacksonville, Fla.

As requested by Mrs. Pardee, burial will be private.

Arrangements are being handled by Hummell and Barnhill Funeral Home Inc., Washington.

Source:  Observer-Reporter (Washington, PA) – Tuesday, November 7, 2006

Sharon E. Ware Molinaro Obituary, 2008

HOPEWELL TOWNSHIP – Sharon E. (Ware) Molinaro, 52, of Hopewell Township, passed away on Saturday, May 3, 2008, peacefully in her sleep at home.

She was born June 2, 1955, in Sewickley, and was employed by Westinghouse Corporation for 13 years before she began her career as a physical therapist assistant where she worked at Mercy Hospital in Pittsburgh for 16 years. She enjoyed arts and crafts including ceramics and gardening. She was also well known for her cooking. She was well-liked and enjoyed spending time with her family and friends. She will be dearly missed by all who knew her.

She was preceded in death by her son, Aaron Joseph Marchak, on March 30, 2006.

Sharon is survived by her life long companion, Ronald Marchak, Hopewell Township; a daughter, Tera Ann Molinaro, Carnegie; her mother, Ann (Thumm) Ware, Phoenix, Ariz.; two sisters, Estrella Croft and her husband, Joe, Center Township, and Iris Maire and her husband, Doug, Phoenix, Ariz.; a niece and nephew, Sheena and Derek Maire; a niece, Corissa Croft; her extended family, Robert and Linda Marchak, Rich Marchak and Joseph Marchak; her dog, Punch. and two cats, Little Bear and Ashley. She is also survived by numerous friends.

Friends will be received on Wednesday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. in the DARROCH MEMORI-AL CHAPEL, 2640 Mill St., Aliquippa, www.darrochfuneralhome.com, where a funeral service will be conducted on Thursday at 11 a.m.

Interment will follow at Sylvania Hills Memorial Park.

Source:  Allegheny Times (Coraopolis, PA) – Tuesday, May 6, 2008