Monsignor Patrick WARD

Death Notice
  • "Our deepest sympathy for the sudden lost of Monsignor Pat..."
    - Patricia Cotter
  • "Thoughts and prayers to all the Wards and the extended..."
    - Frances Cameron -Jackson (daughter of Moire Doyle nee Donnellan)
  • "Thinking of you all in the greater Ward family as you..."
    - Sean, Jacqui & Kids Doyle
  • "Rest in God's Peace Mons! It was great knowing you wise and..."
    - Fr. Mikaele Tikoisuva
  • "Much esteemed parish priest and friend of Jenny and Ray..."
    - Jennifer Batey

WARD, Monsignor Patrick
John (Pat):
On Wednesday, September 12, 2018, at Christchurch Hospital, after a brief illness, aged 81 years. Loved and respected priest of the Diocese of Auckland for 58 years. Loved eldest son of the late Edward and Nora, loved brother and brother-in-law of the late Sister Margaret Mary RSM (Auckland), Edward (Ted) and Andrea (Napier), Norah and Tom Patterson, and Michael. A very special much loved and admired uncle and great-uncle of his many nieces and nephews. Family are grateful for the expert care from the Dr's and Nurses' of Ward 24, at Christchurch Hospital. Vigil Mass will be celebrated at the Church of Our Lady of the Sacred Heart, 19 Banff Ave, Epsom, on Sunday, September 16, at 6.00pm. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated at the Church of the Good Shepherd, 27 Telford Ave, Balmoral, Auckland, at 11.00am on Monday, September 17, followed by interment at the Panmure Catholic Cemetery.
May he Rest In Peace

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Published in The Press from Sept. 13 to Sept. 15, 2018