Obituaries

Kevin P. Ward

July 24th, 2012

Kevin P. Ward, age 41, of North Andover, formerly a long-time resident of Tewksbury, died unexpectedly, July 22, 2012.

Kevin was born on February 26, 1971, in Malden, MA, he was the cherished son of  Rosemary (Gallagher) Ward and William Ward.

Kevin was raised in Tewksbury, where he spent the majority of his life, he was educated in the Tewksbury school system and  graduated from Shawsheen Valley Tech class of 1989.  While in high school, Kevin played on the football and wrestling teams, holding a Massachusetts State Championship Title in Wrestling.

Kevin loved all kinds of sports especially Boston Sports, he could often be found taking in a game or two with his family or one of his many friends.  Kevin also loved to give back to the community and was a youth sports coach for many years.

At the time of his death, Kevin was a Pipefitter for the Pipefitter’s Union Local #537 in Boston, where he was a very dedicated and faithful employee.

In his spare time, Kevin loved to go fishing, or just “hang out” with his family and friends.

He will be fondly remembered for his wonderful smile, his blue eyes, his sense of humor, his dancing ability, and always knowing how to have a great time, everyone loved to be around Kevin.  Kevin was very loving and devoted to his family and was a great friend to many.  He will be truly missed.

Kevin was the devoted husband of Kristin M. (Kelly) Ward, loving father of Eryn M. Ward, beloved son of Rosemary (Gallagher) Ward and Mike Benullo of Tewksbury, and William Ward of North Fort Myers, FL, dear brother of Billy Ward & his wife Shannon of Oceanside, CA, Brian Ward & his wife Ranal of Billerica, Kristin Noone and her late husband Shayne of Tewksbury, brother-in-law of Brian & Wendy Kelly and David & Kristin Kelly all of Billerica.  Kevin is also survived by many aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends.

Family and friends will gather at the Nichols Funeral Home, Inc., 187 Middlesex Ave. (Rte. 62), Wilmington on Friday, July 27th at 9:30 a.m. followed by a Funeral Mass in St. William’s Church, 1351 Main St. (Rte. 38), Tewksbury at 10:30 a.m.  Interment St. Mary’s Cemetery, Tewksbury.  Visiting hours will be held on Thursday, July 26th from 4-8 p.m.  In lieu of flowers donations in Kevin’s memory may be made to the Eryn M. Ward Scholarship Fund, c/o Lowell Five Cents Savings Bank, 1775 Main St., Tewksbury, MA 01876.

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32 Entries in Guest Book for “Kevin P. Ward”

  1. Tricia Ferreria says:

    Our prayers go out to the whole family if there is anything we can do at this time of need let us know.

  2. Michele Ellwood Sawicki says:

    Kevin will be missed by many. My Condolences to his family and friends.

  3. jay dipersio says:

    Our thoughts and prayers go out to kevins family and freinds

  4. Nancy Soles Rivera says:

    Kevin will be remembered fondly. My thoughts and prayers are with his family.

  5. Joan Carter says:

    Rest in peace Kevin. My thoughts and prayers go out to your family and friends at this difficult time.

  6. Christine Morrison Roundy says:

    Thoughts and prayers go out to all of Kevin’s family and friends.

  7. Marcie (Williams)Bujnowski says:

    R.I.P Kevin. My thoughts and prayers go out to all of Kevin’s Family and Friends. He is an Angel looking down on all his loved ones…

  8. Shelley Massucco says:

    My thoughts and prayers will be with Kristen amd the Ward family.

  9. Heather Devlin (Landry) says:

    Thoughts and prayers go out to all who were touched by the untimely death of Kevin. May his friends and family find some peace in all the fond memories they share. R I P Kevin

  10. Kerry Dodge Benson says:

    Keeping Kevins family in thought and prayer during this time and the months to come.

  11. Alice Noone says:

    My thoughts and prayers are with you.

  12. Tammy (Tremblay) Arsenault says:

    So very sorry for your loss, praying for the family and friends in this difficult time. May the Lord Bless and Keep you.

  13. Patrice Silva Drake says:

    My thoughts and prayers are with the entire family. I will always remember his smile and laugh. Rest in Peace Kevin.

  14. Amy Hargrove says:

    My deepest condolences to the Ward family & friends. May God rest his soul; forever in peace.

  15. April Fitch-Graffeo says:

    Kristen, my heart bleeds for you and yours right now.

  16. Amie Hubbard says:

    My deepest condolences to Kristen and Eryn, along with the entire Ward Family. My thoughts and prayers are with you and I am so sorry for your loss, he will be greatly missed.

  17. Lisa Sturtevant Castine says:

    May God rest his soul and my deepest sympathy goes out to his family.

  18. Kerry Drew-Costa says:

    My thought and prayers go out to Kevin’s family, Rest in peace Kevin

  19. Matt & Margaret (Walsh) Meehan says:

    Words can’t express how sorry we are. Our thoughts
    and prayers are with you at this difficult time.

  20. Rene' Boudreau says:

    My thoughts and prayers go out to Kevin’s family. Kevin was a great guy he will surely be missed by all rest in peace my friend.

  21. Wes & Diane Bloksberg says:

    Our thoughts and prayers go out to your family.

  22. Susan Champoux says:

    Sorry about the loss of your speical Son, Husband, Brother and Father. My prayers will be with you all.

  23. Jim & Cathy McDermott says:

    Rosemary & Mike, We are so sorry to hear about the loss of your son. May God give you the wisdom and strength you need thru the days to follow. You will be in our thoughts and prayers.
    Love Jim & Cathy Mcdermott

  24. Karrie (Garber) Mason says:

    Many thoughts and prayers to the Ward and Kelly families. So sorry for your loss. Kevin will be missed by many.
    Karrie (Garber) Mason

  25. Joe Callahan says:

    Rest in peace Kevin. My thoughts and prayers go out to the family.

  26. Dawn Morrissey Ryan says:

    My Thought’s and Prayers To You all . May he rest in peace .

  27. Shannon Brady-Franklin says:

    Remembering Kevin and his beautiful smile and sense of humor. May you Rest In Peace Kevin.
    The Ward and Kelly families are a constant in my thoughts and prayers!
    Sending my love to all of you!

  28. Cathy Driscoll says:

    Words can’t describe the shock and loss, my thoughts and prayers go out to Kevin’s family and friends.

  29. Jennifer Stockton says:

    Sending loving thoughts & prayers to his family. God Bless U Kevin RIP…

  30. Tracey Sacco says:

    my prayers go out to your entire family. RIP Kevin you will truly be missed. God Bless!

  31. Gail Dandrea says:

    My husband Ron and I are friends of Bill & Linda’s. We met in Jamaica. Our hearts break for you as you go through this difficult time. Your whole family will reamin in our thoughts and prayers. May God in his wisdom give you peace and understanding.

  32. Jennifer Smith Tate says:

    My thoughts and prayers go out to the Ward and Kelly familes xoxo

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