September 23, 1919 ~ December 29, 2009
Maurice L. Ward, 90, of West Haven, passed away on Tuesday, December 29, 2009 in Hamden. He was the husband of Amuleitha Christmas Ward and is survived by a daughter Gracy P. Brown, also of West Haven, brother of Berthram of British West Indies, grandfather of Zaida, Lucy, Gracy A., Winston and Ina, great-grandfather of Antonio, Dealyce, Nalani and Lucas. Also survived by nieces and nephews, St. Clair, Everett, Harris, Gary, David, Maritza, Natalie, Summoy and many others. He was predeceased by a sister Albertine and brothers Charles and Alvin. Maurice was born in Nevis, West Indies on September 23, 1919, son of the late William and Rebecca Webber Ward. He had been a carpenter with the CT Carpenter's Union and a member of the Antillean Friendly Association. A memorial service will be held on Saturday, January 2, 2010 at 9 a.m. at BEECHER & BENNETT-TAYLOR FUNERAL HOME, 410 Campbell Ave., West Haven. There are no calling hours.