SAUGUS-Mrs. Marilyn V. (Pratt), age 90, died peacefully on Monday at her home in Saugus. She was the wife of the late Robie E. Ward.
Born and raised in Saugus, she was the daughter of the late C.F. Nelson and Florence (Shorey) Pratt. A resident of Alfred, Maine for 28 years Mrs. Ward returned to Saugus in 2008. She was an active member of the First Congregational Church in Saugus Center and worked for many years as a customer service representative at Purity Markets in Saugus & Beverly.
She is survived by three children; Kenneth Ward & his wife Cheryl of Newburyport, Cathy Doherty & her husband James of Saugus and David Ward & his wife Bonny of Barrington, NH, 10 grandchildren and 18 great grandchildren. She was the sister of the late Marian Shipulski, Barbara Yohman, and Evelyn Hansen.
In lieu of flowers donations in her memory may be made to Care Dimension Hospice, 75 Sylvan St., Danvers, MA 01923.
Relatives & friends are invited to attend a memorial service in the United Church of Christ, First Congregational Church, 300 Central Street, Saugus on Friday, July 13th at 11 a.m.
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