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Annette E. Ward

July 14, 1929 November 19, 2018
Annette E. Ward
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Obituary for Annette E. Ward

Annette E. Ward (nee Eritreo), 89, a resident of Naperville, IL since 2012, formerly of Chicago and a former 58 year resident of Lisle, IL, passed away on Monday, November 19, 2018 at St. Patrick's Residence in Naperville. She was born July 14, 1929 in St. Louis, MO.

Beloved wife of the late Hardy E. "Jack" Ward, whom she married April 17, 1948 and who preceded her in death on January 3, 1999, loving mother of Jayne (Greg Milford) Mills of Fort Lauderdale, FL, Eileen Wold of Santa Rosa, CA and the late Anthony Ward, adored grandmother of Anthony Ward; 1st Lt. Bradford Mills, U.S. Marine Corps, Valerie Mills and Jackson Mills; Erin (Eric) Fettner, Elyse (Roger) Clark and Emily Wold, cherished great-grandmother of Anthony Ward III, Mason Wolzen and Mylee Wolzen, devoted daughter of the late Richard and Jennie Eritreo, dear sister of Catherine Stevenson, Richard (Shirley) Eritreo and Dr. John (Joy) Eritreo, fond sister-in-law, cousin, aunt, great-aunt and dear friend of many.

Annette grew up in St. Louis and attended Blewett High School, where she graduated early in 1946 at the age of 16. She married her husband, Jack, then moved to Chicago's Scottsdale neighborhood in the mid-1950s.

Annette worked in downtown Chicago as a secretary before becoming a mother and housewife. Jack and Annette designed and built a house in Lisle in 1966 where she lived until 2012. She worked alongside her husband helping run his civil engineering company, Jack Ward PE. Annette also worked as a travel agent for Amber Travel in Downers Grove, IL and traveled extensively.

Annette was a member of St. Joan of Arc Church in Lisle since the 1960s and later attended mass at St. Patrick’s Residence in Naperville. Annette volunteered at St. Joan of Arc School in Lisle and supported many local organizations.

Visitation Tuesday, November 27, 2018, 4:00-8:00 PM at Friedrich-Jones Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 44 S. Mill St., Naperville, IL.

Additional Visitation Wednesday, November 28, 9:00-10:00 AM at St. Patrick's Residence, 1400 Brookdale Rd., Naperville, IL.

A Mass of Christian Burial will follow Wednesday, 10:00 AM at St. Patrick's Residence.

Interment: Assumption Cemetery, Wheaton, IL.

A luncheon will follow at Braconi's Restaurant & Pizzeria, 796 Royal St George Dr #108, Naperville, IL 60563 (630) 717-9530.

In lieu of flowers, memorials can be made to: St. Patrick's Residence, 1400 Brookdale Rd., Naperville, IL 60563, (630) 416-6565, www.stpatricksresidence.org

For more information, please call (630) 355-0213 or visit www.friedrich-jones.com


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Previous Events

Visitation

Tuesday

27

Nov

4:00 PM 11/27/2018 4:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 11/27/2018 8:00:00 PM
Friedrich-Jones Funeral Home

44 S. Mill St.
Naperville, IL 60540

Friedrich-Jones Funeral Home
44 S. Mill St. Naperville 60540 IL
United States

Visitation

Wednesday

28

Nov

9:00 AM 11/28/2018 9:00:00 AM - 10:00 AM 11/28/2018 10:00:00 AM
St. Patrick's Residence

1400 Brookdale Road
Naperville, Illinois 60563

St. Patrick's Residence
1400 Brookdale Road Naperville 60563 Illinois
United States

Mass of Christian Burial

Wednesday

28

Nov

10:00 AM 11/28/2018 10:00:00 AM
St. Patrick's Residence

1400 Brookdale Road
Naperville, Illinois 60563

St. Patrick's Residence
1400 Brookdale Road Naperville 60563 Illinois
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Assumption Cemetery Final Resting Place

1S510 Winfield Road
Wheaton, IL 60189

1S510 Winfield Road Wheaton 60189 IL
United States

Memorial Contribution

St. Patrick's Residence

1400 Brookdale Road
Naperville, IL 60563
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