John Ward

Obituary of John Daniel Ward

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John Daniel Ward, 82, of Atlantic City, New Jersey died peacefully at his home on Saturday, December 17, 2022. He was born August 11, 1940, in Newark, New Jersey to Catherine Veronica (nee' Moran) and John Aloysius Ward. As soon as he was legally able to join, John began serving his country in the United States Navy. His military career began in 1959 and continued through most of the Vietnam War. After leaving the service with an honorable discharge, John made his way to Atlantic City, New Jersey where he began a career as a Black Seal Boiler Operator at the Tropicana Casino Resort where he worked until his retirement. John enjoying fishing and traveling in the Southern United States. He would visit Atlanta, West Virginia, Tennessee and just about anywhere he thought the fish might be biting. Mr. Ward is predeceased by: his parents, Catherine and John Ward; brothers, William and Robert Ward; and sister, Carol Ward. He is survived by: sister-in-law, Millicent Ward; nephews, Bill and Michael Ward; and a host of friends. The family wishes to have private memorial services. However, those who would like to share their memories of John are encouraged to do so by leaving condolences at www.greenidgefuneralhomes.com.
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