Robert C. Ward



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Robert C. Ward Greece: Passed away on August 30, 2019 at age 87 years. Was born on 26 April 1932 to John Albert and Mary Maude Burkholder Ward in Rochester, NY. Predeceased by his parents, brother, John Ward; sisters, Eleanor Amis and Marilyn Chadwick; Survived by his wife of 63 years, Veronica (Bonnie) Ward; his children, Jo Ann (Jeffrey) Snyder, Teresa (Tom) Harvey, Beth Ward Bill (Kristine) Ward; grandchildren, Dr. Amy Cassano, Kaitlin Stone, Sarah Cole, Alaina Snyder, Christi Currie, Hillary Snyder and Jill Splawski; great-grandchildren, Cedric and Brenden Buell, Parker and Logan Cole and Clara Stone; brother, Ken (Jean) Ward, Sister, Sister Kathleen Ward, RSM; Sister-in-law, Ione Newman; many nieces, nephews, cousins and dear friends. Bob was a proud Air Force and Korean War veteran. He had a long time career at Eastman Kodak Company. Bob enjoyed golfing, wintering in Florida and spending time with his family. The family wishes to thank the staff at St. Ann’s Home 3rd Floor Staff and Lifetime Care Hospice for the compassionate care given to Bob. Friends may call Tuesday (Sept 3rd) 4-7 PM Vay-Schleich & Meeson, 1075 Long Pond Road. His Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Wednesday (Sept 4th) 10:00 AM at St. John the Evangelist Church, Greece. Internment, Holy Sepulchre Cemetery. For more information, or to sign Robert’s online guestbook, please visit


  1. Amy on September 2, 2019 at 12:00 am

    I’d like the memory of me to be a happy one.
    I’d like to leave an afterglow of smiles when life is done.
    I’d like to leave an echo whispering softly down the ways,
    Of happy times and laughing times and bright and sunny days.
    I’d like the tears of those who grieve, to dry before the sun;
    Of happy memories that I leave when life is done.’

    Thank you for more happy memories than can be counted Grandpa!

  2. James Ward on September 3, 2019 at 12:00 am

    It was sad to hear of Uncle Bob’s passing. I am sorry that I cannot be there to honor him but would like to pass along my thoughts of Uncle Bob.

    103. That was my score of my first ever real round of golf as a kid. And Uncle Bob was nice enough to take me to Durand for my first ever round of golf! From our holiday visits as a kid, I can still hear his chuckle, sometimes at his own jokes! And joking he seemed to do a lot of as I recall. Reflecting back, as a kid, I appreciate the respect he showed to my Dad and in general to everyone.

    So I have fond memories of his kindness and I admired his outlook on life. In the end the memories are all we have, and I think they are eternal.

    Bless you Uncle Bob.

  3. The Lomedico Family on September 3, 2019 at 12:00 am

    Terry and Sarah,
    Our deepest sympathy for you and your family during this sad time.
    Our hearts and prayers go out to you.

  4. Carol Corbit Hammar on September 4, 2019 at 12:00 am

    Dear Wards, Just heard of my godfather’s passing. Prayers and sympathy to you all. I have only the best and fond memories always.

  5. Norma Haffey on September 4, 2019 at 12:00 am

    Sorry to hear of your father’s passing. My thoughts and prayers go out to you and all your family members.

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