Joseph E. Ward

Joseph E. Ward

MOHAWK – Joseph E. Ward, age 69, passed suddenly, surrounded by family, on May 25, 2024, in his home, Town of Danube.

Joe was born on May 23, 1955, in Little Falls, son of the late William F. and Dorothy (Wren) Ward. He was raised and educated in Herkimer. Upon completing his education at Herkimer High School, he went to work. He worked at Castle Ford, Skinner Sales and Lowe’s.

On July 23,1983, he was united in marriage to the love of his life, the former Pamela D. Youker, in Stratford. They shared a devoted union of nearly 41 years and together raised their family in a loving home.

In his leisure time, he enjoyed his camp he was building in the Adirondacks. He just loved it there. He was a New York Yankees fan.

He is survived by his wife, Pamela; his children, Benjamin, Jonathan and Melissa; his siblings, Elizabeth “Libby” Battisti and her husband, Michael, of Saint Johnsville, James Ward (Marie), William Ward and his wife, Judy, all of East Herkimer, David Ward and his wife, Elaine, of Mohawk, Patrick Ward and his wife, Sharon, of Nashua, NH; several nieces, nephews and cousins; and his kitty cat, Alli.

Besides his parents he was preceded in death by his brother, Kenneth Ward.

Joe’s wishes of cremation have been honored, under the direction of the Enea, Ciaccia & Applegate Funeral Directors (315) 823-2424.

There are no services and arrangements took place at the Enea Family Funeral Home, 24 West Monroe Street, Little Falls, New York.

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