Michael M. Ward

Michael M. Ward, age 65, of Mattapoisett, MA, passed away on Wednesday May 29, 2024.

            Mike’s childhood was spent in Brockton, MA and later in Fall River, MA. He was the definition of a lifelong learner. Mike earned his Bachelor’s degree at Rhode Island College where he met his wife Paula. He went on to earn a Master’s degree in Biology from Northeastern University and later a Master’s degree in Education Administration at Providence College. He spent his career in education teaching math and eventually education administration.

            Mike could never sit still, from running marathons in his younger years, to walks and bike rides as he got older. He enjoyed many summers on his boat in Mattapoisett and winters in Bluffton, South Carolina. His passion was in building things from his houses, to furniture, and general tinkering around. He loved talking sports and finance and playing golf. He truly loved sitting on the porch with his family.

            He is survived by his wife Paula, daughter Kristen Ward of Easton MA, daughter Sam Ward of Fairhaven MA, and mother Claire Ward of Mattapoisett MA. He is predeceased by his father David L. Ward.

            His memorial visitation will be held on Wednesday June 5th from 3-6 pm at the Saunders-Dwyer Mattapoisett Home for Funerals, 50 County Rd., Route 6, Mattapoisett. In lieu of flowers, please donate to the National Organization for Rare Disorders, either by mail to NORD, Inc. – Donations, Dept. 5930, P.O. Box 4110, Woburn, MA 01888, or online at https://rarediseases.org/donate-nord/. For online condolence book, please visit www.saundersdwyer.com.

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