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The Valley Breeze & Observer 11-28-2018

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SMITHFIELD SCITUATE FOSTER GLOCESTER | VALLEY BREEZE & OBSERVER | NOVEMBER 29-DECEMBER 5, 2018 OBITUARIES 19 Kevin B. Ward Kevin B. Ward, 60, of Danielson, Conn., formerly of Woonsocket and Lincoln, died Nov. 26. Born in Woonsocket, he was the devoted husband of Laura (Orchard) Ward, and the son of the late Dr. Bernard and Simone Ward. He was kind and generous to all, and will be greatly missed. He was a graduate of Mount St. Charles Academy and the University of Louisiana-Lafayette, graduating with degrees in finance and an MBA. He worked in finance with the state of Rhode Island, Dept. of Behavioral Healthcare, Developmental Disabilities and Hospitals (BHDDH). He was a past president of the Cumberland-Lincoln Rotary Club. He is also survived by his sisters and brothers, including: Kathleen Jarry of Cumberland; Richard and Lorraine Ward, of North Providence; Thomas and Carol Ward, of Cumberland; John and Catherine Ward, of Woonsocket; Vincent and Nancy Ward, of Woonsocket; Robert and Jenifer Ward, of Clifton Park, N.Y.; Dr. David and Michelle Ward, of Burrillville; and Christine (Ward) and Scott Hammond, of Burrillville, as well as many nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by one brother, Dennis. The Ward family will receive friends on Monday, Dec. 3, from 5 to 7 p.m., at the Holt Funeral Home, 510 South Main St., Woonsocket. Funeral services and burial will be private. Memorial contributions in his name can be made to the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline online at www. suicidepreventionlifeline.org . WARD at Our Redeemer Lutheran Church, 54 Cedar Swamp Road, Smithfield, Saturday, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Baked goods, jam, jellies, relishes, various craft items, many gift items, includ- ing handmade sweaters, plus sweets, and many other decorative touches for the Christmas holidays. Breakfast and lunch items will be available for sale. Coffee, tea, and hot cocoa will be free this year. Visit www.orelc. org . Christmas Bazaar hosted by Ashton Court Tenants Association at 77 Ashton Court, Harrisville, Saturday, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. The Bazaar will help fund activities for elderly and disabled residents. There will be Penny Social, raffles, hand made crafts, baked goods and more. Holiday Bazaar at Overlook Nursing & Rehab Center, 14 Rock Ave., Pascoag, Saturday, 9 a.m.- 3 p.m. Bake sale, holiday wares, ceramics, ornaments, teacher gifts, penny social, raffle baskets, white elephant table, visits with Santa from 10 a.m. to noon. Holiday Fair at Cumberland Hill Elementary School, 205 Manville Hill Road, Cumberland, Saturday, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Raffles, gin- gerbread decorating contest, crafts for kids, professional mini photog- raphy sessions, 30 vendors, barbe- cue lunch options from Gotta Q, a special guest from the North Pole. Raffle ticket sales close at 2 p.m. BAZAARS From Page 11 Holiday Concert at Georgiaville Baptist Church Sunday SMITHFIELD – Georgiaville Baptist Church, 100 Farnum Pike, will host a free holiday concert on Sunday, Dec. 2, at 3 p.m. The Cumberland-Lincoln Chorus will perform under the direction of Judith Stillman. The program will feature secular and non-secular songs. An original composition by Stillman will debut at this event. All are welcome. Refreshments will be served. SMITHFIELD NEWS JANET FRANCIS, left, and SHARON THOMPSON, both of Smithfield and members of St. Thomas Episcopal Church in Smithfield, prepare "Maid of Honor" tarts, an English pastry for the church's Hollyberry Bazaar. The event was held at the church on Nov. 16-17. In addition to the bazaar, the church also held a sock drive for adult socks to be distributed to the homeless in neighboring communities. BREEZE PHOTOS BY CHARLES LAWRENCE MIMI FREEMAN, of Smithfield, displays Christmas trees and wreaths decorated by members of the church. Hollyberry Bazaar at St. Thomas Episcopal Church KRISTENE HEBERT, left, shows PAM CARON a Red Sox pet mat she has created and now sells at the bazaar. Both women are of Smithfield. PHYLLIS BARTON, left, of Chepachet, decides which of the many colorful, hand- made hanging dish towels to purchase from JULIA COUTURE, of Pascoag. Members of the parish work all year to cre- ate items for the annual bazaar held at St. Thomas Episcopal Church in Smithfield. In your time of need, The Valley Breeze & Observer will print your loved one's full obituary for a small charge. The paper also places the obituary on our web site, valleybreeze.com, as soon as it is provided to us by your family's funeral director. Notification to friends and neighbors is also made weekdays on WOON-AM radio announcements. Should you desire our services, kindly inform your funeral director. The full charge is $90, or $125 for lengthy obituaries, in the edition of your choice. You may place the obituary in any of our other editions for $50 each. Thank you. OBITUARIES

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