Rose Marie (McSweeney) Ward, 91

Aug 15, 2022

Rose Marie (McSweeney) Ward, 91, of Plymouth, formerly of West Wareham died Aug. 13 in the Life Care Center, Plymouth. She was the wife of the late Richard Franklin Ward and the daughter of the late Francis and Agnes (Lynch) Sweeney.

She was born in Brockton and lived in West Wareham for 28 years. She and her late husband Richard used to enjoy being Snowbirds, spending most of their winters in Okeechobee Florida.

Mrs. Ward graduated from Brockton High School.

She worked as an admissions clerk and other positions at Goddard Hospital for many years before retiring. She made and kept in touch with many good friends there.

She and her late husband Dick enjoyed traveling all over the country in their motor home with their camping group, having visited many of the states in the US. She also loved indulging in ice cream sundaes, sitting by the ocean regularly, and drinking tea with her beloved family and friends on their lovely covered porch in West Wareham.

She was a member of St. Patrick's Catholic Church in Wareham, MA. She was also a friend of Bill W.

Survivors include her children, Robert W. Chadwick and his wife, Sheron of St. Augustine, FL, and Ann Chadwick-Dias of Carver; her grandchildren, Matthew S. Dias and Ariann M. Dias; a great granddaughter, Lilah Harper Dias; her former son-in-law, Stephen Dias of East Bridgewater. She was the sister of the late Robert F McSweeney and his late wife, Luella. She was the loving "Auntie Rose" to several nieces and nephews. She is also survived by her first cousin Barbara (Murphy) Maurice of Easton.

Her memorial service will be held at 10 a.m. on Thursday, August 25, 2022 at Chapman Funerals & Cremations, 2599 Cranberry Hwy., Wareham. Burial will follow in the Massachusetts National Cemetery, Bourne.

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