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Mary C. Ward

January 1, 1970 - August 2, 2006

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Mary C. Ward, 96, of Hopkinton died Wednesday, August 2, 2006. Born in Roxbury, she was the daughter of the late Catherine (Garry) and James Purvis. She was the wife of the late John Ward who passed away in 1983.

A longtime Hopkinton resident, she had lived in many places the last several years including, Florida, North Carolina, and Virginia where she was cared for by her daughters. She was a member of the St. John the Evangelist Church of Hopkinton, the Hibernians and the Catholic Women’s Guild.

She is survived by 1 son, John M. Ward and his wife Cheryle of Hopkinton, 3 daughters, Mary Helene Grabowski and her husband Edward of Florida, Elizabeth Martin of Mississippi, and Suzanne Grummell and her husband Thomas of Virginia. She also leaves 7 grandchildren and 6 great-grandchildren.

A funeral mass will be held on Monday, August 7th at 11:00a.m.at St. John the Evangelist Church in Hopkinton. Calling hours will take place on the morning of the funeral from 9:30a.m.-10:30a.m. at the Chesmore Funeral Home of Hopkinton, 57 Hayden Rowe St. www.ChesmoreFuneralHome.com Burial will follow in Saint John’s Cemetery in Hopkinton In lieu of flowers, donations in her memory may be made to the charity of one’s choice.