George P. Ward, 65, of Shippensburg, Pennsylvania passed away November 19, 2018 at Manor Care Nursing Services Chambersburg , Pennsylvania. He was born on February 4, 1953 in Portsmouth , Virginia to William and Miriam (Powers) Ward. For many years he had worked for the public works department at Nags Head, NC where he had also been a firefighter. He is a member of Corpus Christi Catholic Church.
He is survived by his wife, Patricia Clark Ward, his two children: Crystal Leonard of Portsmouth, VA and Tiffany Ward of Illinois, as well as two step-children; Melanie Oliver of Hagerstown and Kevin Oliver of Jarvisburg, NC. He has a sister, Ann Ward of Portsmouth, VA. George has five grandchildren; Tommy, Joey, Dakota, Ryan and Austin. He was preceded in death by his parents.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Saturday Nov. 24th at 10:00 AM at Corpus Christi Catholic Church, 320 Philadelphia Ave., Chambersburg with Rev. Richard Lyons officiating. The family will receive friends from 9:30 till time of services at the church. Interment will follow in Corpus Christi Catholic Cemetery. Online condolences may be expressed at www.kelsocorneliusfh.com.