Gates, NY: Passed away on September 26, 2021, at the age of 67, after a long battle with Cancer. Predeceased by 2 brothers, Thomas and Kevin. Survived by his loving wife, Rita Ward; step sons, Thomas Ward and Timothy Ward; Sister, Linda (David) Metz; Brothers, Patrick (Bunny) Ward, Paul (Carol) Ward; and many nieces, nephews, and dear friends.
Michael proudly served his country in the US Navy on the USS Independence CV-62 aircraft carrier. After his military service he worked at Peko Precision Products for 35 years.
Family and Friends are invited to call at Rochester Cremation (Arndt Funeral Home), 1118 Long Pond Rd, Monday, October 4th, from 4:00 – 7:00PM. Michael’s funeral service will be celebrated at St. Theodore’s Catholic Church Tuesday, October 5th, at 9:30AM. Interment at Ascension Garden in Henrietta.
In lieu of flowers, friends and family may donate in loving memory of Michael to UR Medicine Hospice, 2180 Empire Blvd, Webster, NY 14580 or by the following link: https://www.urmc.rochester.edu/home-care/hospice-care/donations.aspx