Passed away at the Charles S. Curtis Memorial Hospital in St. Anthony after a heroic battle with illness, Mr. Wilbert (Bill) Anthony Ward, in his 53rd year. Bill leaves behind hes dear wife Joyce, his son Tyler, daughters Robbi-lyn (Sheldon), Hillary (Adam), his mother Johanna, brothers Gerard (Jeanie), Cyril (Judy), Jerome (Shirley), Ed, Ray, Clarence (Trina), Wayne, Clyde, Carl, Dale, Sisters Clara (Allan), Alice (Keith), Lisa (Dave), as well as a vary large circle of family and friends. while not advanced in years, bill still lived to see the loss of his father Felix, brother Ron and Mother in law Carmel. Visitation was held at the Funeral home in St. Anthony, followed by the funeral service, which took place at the Church of the immaculate Conception in Goose Cove at 2:00pm on Wednesday September 10th with Farther Vitus Echedo officiating. Burial followed the service at the Church cemetery. funeral arrangements where entrusted to Kerry M. Fillaters Funeral home, St. Anthony and Roddickton, Lee Nippard funeral director.