Eleanor Ward, 89
Eleanor G. Dolly (Streeter) Ward, 89, of Milford passed away Saturday, Feb. 23 in Serenity Hill Nursing Home, Wrentham.
She was the wife of the late Arthur J. Ward, who died in 2010.
Dolly had worked for Dennison Manufacturing in Framingham and Holliston for 20 years before retiring in 1994. Prior to that, she had worked at the former Milford Paper Box in Milford.
She was born March 8, 1929 in Milford the daughter of the late Nathan and Eda (Robinson) Streeter. She was a lifelong resident of Milford and shared her home with her grandson, Brent Zabel.
Dolly enjoyed her Pomeranians that she and her husband bred and raised and would always be sad when the litters were sold.
She loved pigs, possessed quite a collection of figurines, loved country music and gospel. Above all else, she loved time spent with her children and grandchildren.
She is survived by her son, Charles A. Ward of Villa Rica; a daughter, Linda M. and her husband Ray F. Zabel of Wareham; a sister, Barbara Hodson of California; four grandchildren, two step-grandchildren, seven great-grandchildren; four step great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild.
She was predeceased by her siblings, Raymond Streeter, Nathan Streeter, Melvin Streeter, Ethel Elliott, Jane Rhodes, Mildred Lakeman, Mary Stanley, Dora Gaskill, Ruth Streeter and a step great-grandson.
Visiting hours will be held Saturday, March 2, from 11 a.m. to noon in the Buma-Sargeant Funeral Home, 42 Congress St., Milford, followed by a funeral service at noon in the funeral home. Burial will follow at Vernon Grove Cemetery, Vernon St., Milford.
Memorial donations may be made to Beacon Hospice, 36 William St., Leominster, MA 01453 or to Wounded Warrior Project, P.O. Box 758517, Topeka, KS 66675 or to the DAV, State House, Room 546, Boston, MA 02133.