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JoAnn Ward

September 3, 2020

JoAnn (Anderson) Ward, age 77, of West Scranton, passed away Thursday morning at home after an illness. She was preceded in death by her beloved husband of 51 years, John Robert Ward, on February 22, 2012.
Raised in Clarks Summit, JoAnn was born on April 7, 1943, and daughter of the late Joseph and Dorothy (Briggs) Anderson. Upon meeting her longtime husband, she would go on to begin a family, raising her daughters.
She was a loving mother, grandmother, great grandmother, a recent great-great grandmother and a sister who will be forever loved and missed by her family and friends.
She is survived by her daughters, Brenda Drobenak of Hummelstown, her caregiver Jacqueline (Jackie) Small of Scranton and Joyce Wormuth and husband Randy of NC; her sister, Arlene Campbell of Dalton; nine grandchildren; twenty two great grandchildren; a great-great grandchild; and her four adored cats. A grandson, Michael Drobenak, also preceded her in death.
Services have been scheduled for Thursday, September 10th, at 12:00PM at the Fairview Memorial Park Mausoleum, Elmhurst Twp.
JoAnn hated black so please dress colorfully!
Arrangements are under the care of the Kevin K. Kearney Funeral Home, Inc., 125 North Main Avenue, Scranton.