Edward F. Ward

Class of 1986

Edward F. “Ed” Ward was born in 1925 in Philadelphia to George and Helen (nee Alters) Ward. He spent most of his life in Delaware County and a few years in Millsboro, DE. He married Josephine in 1961 and had a son, Thomas, and two daughters, Donna and Susan.

Ed spent 23 years working for Keebler Biscuit and eventually became a partner at Candee Sales, a confectionery brokerage where he became known as “The Candy Man”.

Ed was a 2nd Class Electrician’s Mate in the U.S. Navy. He was an original member and sat on the Board of Directors for Briarcliffe Swim Club, where he was also a diving coach. Ed was a 4th Degree Knight in the Knights of Columbus. He was a bowler, avid golfer and loved to dance.

Edward passed away December 5, 2017.