Muriel L. Ward

May 16, 1925 ~ September 18, 2018 (age 93)
Salem- Muriel L. Ward, 93, of Park Ave., formerly of Hanoverton, passed away at 8:52pm, Tuesday, September 18, 2018 at St. Elizabeth Health Center, Youngstown following a recent illness. Ms. Ward was born May 16, 1925 in Detroit, Michigan, a daughter of the late Herbert H. and Anna Lois (McMonigal) Steinbaugh, and had moved to this area from Youngstown in 1937.Muriel worked as the business office manager for 26 years at the former Salem Community Hospital, retiring in 1991.She was a faithful member of St. George Catholic Church. Muriel was an active volunteer throughout her life and had a drive to contribute. She volunteered with Hospice of the Valley, RSVP, and most recently the Salem Library. She felt one of her greatest accomplishments was a missionary trip to Senegal to work with the UN in 2004.She is survived and will be dearly missed by her daughters, Katherine L. (Richard) Fawcett of Salem and Nancy (Jack) McLees of Waxhaw, N. Carolina; sons, Allan J. (Jo Ann) Ward of The Villages, Florida, and David E. (Kim) Ward of San Diego, California; 10 grandchildren; and 11 great grandchildren.In addition to her parents, she was also preceded in death by her son, Michael R. Ward, and sisters, Dorothy A. Foster and Barbara L. Stewart.A funeral mass will be held at 11am, Saturday, September 22, 2018 at St. George Catholic Church, 271 West Chestnut Street, with Rev. Father Stephen Wassie officiating. Burial will follow at the Lisbon Cemetery.The family will receive friends from 6pm to 8pm, Friday at the Eells-Leggett-Stauffer Funeral Home.The family suggests in lieu of other remembrances that memorial contributions be made to Hospice of the Valley at Friends may also view Muriel's memorial tribute page and send condolences to the family at To send flowers or a memorial gift to the family of Muriel L. Ward please visit our Sympathy Store.

Cemetery Details

Lisbon Cemetery
1 Elm Street
Lisbon, OH, 44432


SEP 21. 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Eells-Leggett-Stauffer Funeral Home

215 West Lincoln Way

Lisbon, OH, 44432

Funeral Mass

SEP 22. 11:00 AM

St. George Catholic Church

271 West Chestnut Street

Lisbon, OH, 44432

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