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Gloria P. Ward, 87, Lifelong Peekskill Resident

PEEKSKILL, N.Y. – Gloria P. Ward, 87, a lifelong resident of Peekskill, died Sunday, May 24.

She was born Sept. 6, 1927, to the late Florence Belford and Fred J. Bianco of Peekskill.

Ward was a longtime supporter of the Peekskill Lapolla Little League.

Survivors include one son, Kevin (JoAnne) Ward of Peekskill; one sister-in-law, Priscilla Bianco; one grandchild; two great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

Her husband, Homer Ward; and one brother, Fred “Jay” Bianco Jr., preceded her in death.

Calling hours will be from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Wednesday at the Joseph F. Nardone Funeral Home , 414 Washington St., Peekskill.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Thursday at Church of the Assumption, 131 Union Ave., Peekskill.

Burial will follow in the Assumption Cemetery.

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