OSWEGO, NY – Ward Charles See, 86, a resident of Simeon Dewitt Apartments, passed away on Monday, October 15, 2018, at Oswego Hospital.
He was born on May 14, 1932 to the late Ottmer and Hazel (Smith) See and was a lifelong resident of the Scriba area.
He was a graduate of Oswego High School.
Ward was a US Air Force veteran of the Korean War.
He retired from Northern Ready Mix after many years of service.
In retirement, he enjoyed his weekly trips to the casino and his NY Yankees.
In addition, before age took its toll, he enjoyed repairing small engines, where he developed many friendships.
He was predeceased by his loving wife of 59 years, Eleanor (Miner); his brother, Frank; his sister, Loretta (Drodz); and a step-mother, Mildred (Genung).
Surviving are a daughter, Anne See of Oswego; three sons, Michael (Judith) See of Ithaca, Mark (Martha) See of Scriba and Timothy (Diane) See of Scriba; sisters, Ruth Scandura of Scriba and Janet (Al) Emmons of Hannibal; and several grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held on Saturday at 11:30 a.m. at the Peck’s Cemetery.
Friends may call at the Dowdle Funeral Home on Saturday from 9 – 11 a.m.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to a charity of choice.