NC – Carol Ann Ward, 59, formerly of Ravena, died peacefully in
North Carolina August 25, 2018. Born in Ravena on March 13, 1959,
Carol lived in North Carolina with her husband of 30 years, Stephen
Ward, formerly of Corinth, New York. She is predeceased by her
parents, Robert and Edith Eck of Ravena.
In addition to her
husband she is survived by her sister Joyce Perrine (Richard) of
Ravena; brother, Robert Eck (Julie) of Ravena; her aunt, Marion
Covey of Hagerstown, MD; stepsons, Matthew Ward of California and
Kevin Ward of Massachusetts; and numerous nieces and nephews.
from Fredonia State University College, Carol started her career
with the Ayco Corporation in Albany, New York. After marrying
Stephen, they moved to Tampa, FL where she worked in banking. Upon
moving to Maryland, she worked at Johnson-Lambert Co. and Veris
Consulting, earned her Master’s in Taxation from Georgetown
University and rose to the position of partner. In 2009 she left
the firm to start her own business, CaLa Consulting until her death.
Carol loved to
travel and visited many states and other countries with Stephen, her
mother and a group of their friends. Her hobbies included Mahjong
and Mexican Train Dominos with groups in her community. She enjoyed
meeting new people, attending concerts and dining out with her
family and friends.
A viewing will be
held on Wednesday, September 5, 2018 at Babcock Funeral Home in
Ravena from 4 to 7 p.m. Funeral services will be held 11 A.M. on
Thursday, September 6, 2018 at the Congregational Christian Church,
175 Main St., Ravena, NY 12143.
The family requests that in lieu of flowers, please consider a
memorial donation to the
Lower Cape Fear Hospice “Brunswick House”, 955 Mercy Lane, Bolivia,
NC 28422 or
North Carolina Nurses Foundation, through the North Carolina Nurses
Association, 4350 Lassiter at North Hills Ave. #250, Raleigh, NC
27609, for the excellent care they provided during Carol’s
illness. Instructions for donations can be found on their websites.