It is with great sadness that the family of Johanna Ward announces her passing on Friday, January 12th, 2018 with her family by her side at the John M Gray Centre in St. Anthony at the age of 87 years. She leaves to mourn with a lifetime of memories her children, Gerard (Jean), Cyril (Judy), Clara, Jerome (Shirley), Edmund, Ray, Clarence (Trena), Alice (Keith), Wayne, Clyde, Carl, Dale, and Melissa (David); daughter-in-law Joyce; 18 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; brothers Patrick (Joan), and William (Lydia); sisters Annie (Clyde), Gertrude (Ike), Alice (Austin), and Marie; as well as a large circle of extended family and friends. She was predeceased by her husband Felix, infant son Ronald, son William (Bill), son-in-law Wallace Cull, parents Michael and Alice Alyward and sister Isabella. Visitation was held at Kerry M. Fillatre Funeral Home in St. Anthony until the funeral on Tuesday, January 16th, at 10:30 a.m. held at Immaculate Conception Roman Catholic Church in Goose Cove with Fr. George officiating. Interment followed in the Roman Catholic Cemetery in Goose Cove. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Kerry M. Fillatre Funeral Home, St. Anthony and Roddickton, Lee Nippard, funeral director.