Wilma Banas Ward

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Wilma Banas Ward

Wilma Banas Ward Wilma (Banas) Ward, of Carmel, Ind., formerly of Sharon, passed away under Hospice Care on Feb. 24, 2019, in Indiana. She was 85.
As the youngest of 10 children, Wilma was born in Sharon on April 1, 1933, the daughter of the late Joseph and Mary (Sholtis) Banas. She was a 1951 graduate of Sharon High School.
On July 3, 1953, she married her classmate, Lawrence Wengler Ward, in Beaufort, S.C. He died in 1994.
She is survived by her daughter, Karen L. Johnson of Florida; and two sisters, Agnes B. Conner, of Warren, Ohio, and Irene Evans, of Uniontown.
Besides her parents and her husband, she was preceded in death by her son, Bruce Alan Ward, who died in 2013; her brothers, Edward, John, Joseph Banas and an infant brother, Steven Banas; and sisters, Helen Banas, Mary Ruggles and Martha Shaw.
In lieu of flowers, contributions in her memory may be made to St. John's Episcopal Church, 226 W. State St., Sharon, PA 16146 or to Buhl Farm Park, 715 Hazen Road, Hermitage, PA 16148.

Wilma Banas, 85, of Carmel, Ind., formerly of Sharon.
Calling hours: From noon until the time of service Thursday (2-28-19) at HAROLD W. STEVENSON FUNERAL HOME LLC, 264 E. State St. Condolences to the family may be expressed by visiting stevensonfh1@verizon.net.
Service: Funeral will be 1 p.m. Thursday (3-1-19) at the funeral home, with the Rev. Adam T. Trambley, rector, St. John's Episcopal Church, officiating.
Interment: America's Cemetery.
Published on February 26, 2019
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Janine Ward -Tesla
Feb 27, 2019
Our deepest condolences for the loss of your Mom. Keeping you in our hearts and prayers.
Dennis and Janine
Phyllis Nichols Miller
Feb 26, 2019
to Agnes And Irene I remermber your family well . being a good friend of Martha (Banny) Shaw I'M95 yrs lots of memories you are in my prayers Phyl