Hugh “Denny” Ward

October 31, 1942 - October 31, 2017
Hugh “Denny” Ward

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Hugh “Denny” Ward, 75 passed on Tuesday, October 31, 2017 at East Liverpool City Hospital after being ill for some time.
He was born in East Liverpool, Ohio on October 31, 1942 a son to the late Hugh V. and Beverly M. (Finley) Ward. Denny lived all of his life in this area and was a 1960 graduate of East Liverpool High School. He worked as a Mill Wright for MacIntosh Whemco for 46 years before retiring in 2013 and was a 55 year life member of the Elks Lodge#258.
He is survived at home by his wife Norma (Pickering) Ward whom he married April 22, 1984; sons: Hugh R. Ward of Negley, OH and John A. Ward of Florida; daughters: Lisa A. Ward of Florida and Ginger L. Ward of East Liverpool, OH; a step-son: Glenn Mays and his wife Joyce of Calcutta, OH; step-daughters: Tammy J. Helman of Wheeling, WV and Diane C. Goodwin and her husband Donald of East Liverpool, OH; grandchildren: Nicholas, Nathan, David, Christa, Robert, John, Eric, Jenna, Vincent, Shealynn and Bruce and great grandchildren: McKenzie, Alleya and Lil Nick along with his furry friend Bandi.
A Memorial Service will be held at the Calcutta Chapel of the Martin MacLean Altmeyer Funeral Homes on Friday, November 3, 2017 at 1PM with Pastor Robert Valentin of Destiny House officiating.
Memorial Contributions may be made to the East Liverpool Elks Lodge #258 Kids Christmas Program.
Family and friends may view this obituary, sign the guest book or send condolences online at or by visiting the funeral homes Facebook page.


Friday, November 3, 2017
1:00 PM

Martin MacLean Altmeyer Funeral Homes Calcutta Chapel - Directions
15872 St. Clair Avenue
Calcutta, Ohio 43920

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  • November 03, 2017
    Bill Gotschall says:
    Norma, so sorry for your loss. Denny was a great person, husband and father. We would be there, if we could, for you but are in Florida. We will make a donation to the Elks 258 in his name as you have asked.

  • November 03, 2017
    Peggy Gotschall says:
    Norma, We are miles away but want you to know we are thinking of you and the family. Praying for comfort to the entire family.

  • November 03, 2017
    Betsy Reed says:
    Dear Norma & entire family, so sorry for y'all s loss of your loved one. Denny will be missed by all of us. Betsy Reed

  • November 03, 2017
    Buzz & Brenda Radeschi says:
    Dear Norma , So sorry for your loss. Denny will be greatly missed.

  • November 03, 2017
    Johnston Family says:
    The Ward Family We are deeply sorry for your loss.