Frances Warner Ward

June 21, 1941 ~ April 6, 2020 (age 78)


Frances Warner Ward, wife of Woodrow Ward died Monday, April 6, 2020, of the Coronaviris.

Born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania June 21, 1941, she was the daughter of John Russell and Evelyn Kennedy Warrner, and a decendant of Edward Hicks (artist). 

She is survived by her children:  Steven and wife Marie of Alexandria; Sherry of Haverton, Pennsylvania and Sara and husband Kevin of Darnestown, Maryland; brother, Robert and wife Carol, sister-in-law Pauline Mallgrave; grandchildren: Gabby and Theo, Drew and Abby, Sofy, Sawyer and Tilley; god-children: Cindy Beamer, Lee Magana & Joe Abney.  Lifelong friends Ginger and Paul Bartin, Miggy and Terry Burns; step children Mark Ward and wife Lindsay; Tracey Morris and husband Kyle; and step grandchildren Grace, Grant, Wyatt and Westley  Ward and Tyler and Andrea Morris. She was preceded in death by brother Rick.

Fran was a graduate of Denison University. Working throughout her life in various positions, specializing in investing and the financial field. She was the founder and owner of Tappan Associates for over 25 years.  Always volunteering and helping others, one of her greatest passions was fulfilled by rescuing animals.  Fran was a bright and caring person who will be missed by all who knew her.  More details and stories of Fran’s life and works can be visited by calling family.  Fran you will be missed -  Love Woody.

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