Gladys Elizabeth Covell Suffreti Ward - #1554
Saugus ME & Raymond NH
Gladys Elizabeth Covell Suffreti Ward, 97, of Raymond NH, died on January 13, 2009, at Hanover Hill Nursing Home in Manchester NH. She was born on March 14, 1911 in Wareham MA, the daughter of the late Hiram Gilbert and Bernice Clifton (Crosby) Covell.
A former long-time resident of Saugus MA, Mrs. Ward also lived for fourteen years in Port Orange FL, as well as seven years in West Newbury MA, before moving to Raymond three years ago.
Mrs. Ward was formerly employed as an office worker for the school system in Saugus MA. She was a member of the Emblem Club in Saugus, and enjoyed many activities including gardening, playing cards, and socializing. Her greatest joy came from her time spent with family.
Predeceased by her husbands, Joseph Suffreti in 1978 and Fred Ward in 1985, she is survived by four daughters; Carole Roberts of Rancho Palos Verdes CA, Constance Matney of Saugus MA, Judith Davis of Raymond NH, Janice Melanson of Raymond NH; one son, Rodney "Spike" and wife Mary Suffreti of Lynn MA; 13 grandchildren, 27 great-grandchildren, 10 great-great-grandchildren; one sister, Glenna Prussman of New Smyrna Beach FL, a niece and two nephews of New Smyrna Beach FL.
Service information: Private services will be held at the convenience of the family. Brewitt Funeral Home, 2 Epping Street, Raymond NH, is assisting the family with the arrangements. In lieu of flowers, donation may be made in her memory to the charity of one’s choice.