Ward, Ida Raye

Ward, Ida Raye – Age 74, Wyse’s Corner, died tragically on January 7, 2015. Born in Lantz, she was a daughter of the late Roy and Elizabeth (Paley) McAndrew, and was raised from the age of 10 days by her aunt, Rachel Smith. Ida worked as a sales clerk at Sears for a number of years. She ran the canteen at Dollar Lake Park where she met many people, but her biggest accomplishment was being a homemaker.

Surviving are Christine (John) Kozier, Lake Egmont; Tim Ward (Eric Hill), Pembroke; Wade Ward, Elderbank; Lorelei (Gordon) Dillman, Lake Egmont; Dan (Marion) Lohnes, Burlington, Ont.; Blair Ruggles, Dartmouth; son-in-law, Greg McMullin, Dartmouth; nephew, Rick Garnett (Maureen), Hubbards; extended family, Janice LaForest, Ecum Secum; Robert Kemp, Jeddore; grandchildren, John (Nicole) Kozier, Peter (Christie) Kozier, Doug McIntyre, Robert Bernard, Kelsey Hartling, Kent (Liz) Hennigar, Codey Hennigar, Chandra Hennigar, Nikita Carstensen, Jeffery and Racheal Dillman; step grandchildren, Steve Bigras, Erika (Jef) Jarmovitch; great-grandchildren, Addison, Carley, Isabelle, William, Madelyn, Lilly; step great-grandchildren, Tori and Kamdyn; extended family, Phyllis Brunt; Eloise Frenette. She was predeceased by husband, Clifford William “Bill”; daughters, Ann Ward (Danny Carstensen), Michelle McMullin; sister, Kathleen Garnett; niece, Beverley Lively.

Visitation will be Tuesday 2-4 and 7-9 p.m., in St. Paul’s United Church, 117 Lake Egmont Rd., Antrim, and funeral service will be Wednesday at 1 p.m., in Middleton United Church, 12430 Hwy. 224, Middle Musquodoboit, Rev. Dr. Linda Yates officiating. Burial will follow in Nuttall Hill Cemetery, Antrim. Family flowers only. Memorial donations may be made to Nuttall Hill Cemetery or Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia.

Arrangements are under the direction of Arimathea Funeral Cooperative, Upper Musquodoboit.