Memorial Service for Professor Victor E. Ward

After 15 years of mourning their loss, the Ward Family announces a Memorial Service to commemorate the life of the late Professor Victor E. Ward
(1930 - 1990)

Professor Victor E. Ward, Former Chairperson, Chemistry Department at the T.J. Faulkner School of Science & Technology, University of Liberia, left this world on or about November 20, 1990 and left to mourn his loss his brother, Rev. Dr. Ernest S. Ward; his sister, Theodora Ward-Jackson; four children: Vickie E. Ward Kendall, Delano E. Ward, Vivian E. Ward-Worjloh and Vyda E. Ward; two step-children, Rhodesia Martin Smith and Rev. Charles L. Martin; one foster brother, Nahor B. Ward; grandchildren, nieces and nephews and a host of relatives. His parents, Sarah Josephine and Rev. Dr. T. Ebenezer Ward, his oldest brother, William E. Ward, two children, Emanuel and Janie, and two foster brothers, Moses and John Ward predeceased him.

For more information on the Memorial Service, please contact:

Vickie Ward - 703-794-0780 Virginia
Vivian Ward-Worjloh - 281-313-4020 Texas
Delano Ward - 651-226-7433 Minnesota
Events commemorating Professor Ward's life are as follows:
I. Memorial Service:

Glenmont United Methodist Church - Saturday, October 29 2005 at 9:30 a.m.
Address: 12901 Georgia Avenue, Silver Spring, MD 20906
From Trenton and Points North: Take 95 South to Maryland. Exit at 495 West (exit 27 to Silver Spring). Stay on 495 west to exit #31-Georgia Avenue. Church is at the corner of Georgia Avenue and Weller Road. Park in the parking lot behind the church
From Richmond and Points South: Take 95 north and merge onto 395 north toward Washington. Merge onto 495 north toward Tysons Corner (for 25 miles) and exit at Georgia Avenue (exit 31A). Continue on Georgia Avenue to the intersection of Weller Road and park in parking lot behind the church.

II. Luncheon Reception to celebrate the 5th anniversary of the founding of the Victor E. Ward Memorial Educational Fund:
Luncheon is immediately following memorial service

Glenmont United Methodist Church Fellowship Hall - Saturday, October 29, 2005 at
1 p.m.

Campaign Kickoff for the Ward Fund Memorial Wall
The Ward Fund is proud to announce an unprecedented opportunity for friends, family members and former students of the late Professor Ward to help carry out his work of educating Liberian youth. This is also an opportunity for you to permanently inscribe your name or the name of someone you wish to honor on the on the first-ever Memorial Wall erected in Liberia since the 1990 war.

Your inscription will appear on the Memorial Wall and will be dedicated to science education for Liberian youth. More importantly, you will simultaneously honor Professor Ward and the many others who died during the 1990 war on the Fendall campus or beyond the campus. The funds will be used to support educational programs at the University of Liberia.

While space is still available, we invite Liberians and friends of Liberians from all over the world to send payment today and register their names for the Memorial Wall. The affordable cost for an inscription up to 20 characters is $20. If additional characters are needed, and additional set of 20 characters can be purchased for an additional $20. You can also choose to honor an organization or small business.

Please note that there are opportunities for premium placement of your inscriptions at higher prices:

$50 - 2nd tier listing; $75 -1st tier listing

Deadline to receive inscriptions and payment is October 21st. Please send name(s) for inscriptions and payment (made payable to The Victor Ward Fund to: The Ward Fund, c/o Vickie Ward, 13976 Flagtree Place, Manassas, VA 20112

To register a name or names for the Memorial Wall today, please read the guidelines and complete the printable form below and enclose the form with your check or money order.

Your donation is tax-deductible and you will inscribe your name(s) on the wall forever, it will fund science education as well as a memorial wall- a wall where you can find your inscribed name anytime you visit the University campus. The Wall will become a place of welcome, understanding, remembrance and reconciliation for all Liberians, those who lost loved ones and those who didn't. And along with your Memorial Wall inscription donation, if you are not already a Ward Fund Crystallite Member, you will receive a one-year complimentary Membership. Please register your inscription(s) today by completing our online form and mailing your form along with payment to us at the address above.

Contributors to the Memorial Wall will be recognized at the Luncheon.

III. Unveiling of Memorial Wall in memory of Professor Victor E. Ward and othrs who died on the Fendall Campus and beyond in 1990:

Date of unveiling to be announced

AN INSCRIPTION consists of the name(s) of one or two people, the name of a family, OR the official name of a group, business, or organization. Characters include periods, commas, hyphens and spaces. We will not include titles such as PhD., Mr. Mrs, Honorable, etc. ALL SUBMISSIONS for inscription are subject to review and approval by the museum. In some cases, we may ask for legal verification of a name submitted as an Honor Wall inscription.

Examples of inscriptions are:

1) John and Mary Doe
2) John Doe
3) Mary Williams
4) Mary Doe Williams
5) The Boston Company
6) The John Smith Family
7) The John and Mary Smith Family

Make check payable to Victor E. Ward Fund and mail to: 13976 Flagtree Place, Manassas, VA 20112

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