Franklin Bailey Ware, of St. Marys and formerly of Thorndale Ontario, passed away at Kingsway Lodge, St. Marys, on September 13, 2015 at the age of 86.
Born in Thorold Township on October 15, 1928. Franklin married Teresa (nee Thompson) on February 10, 1951. He worked as a dairy farmer for most of his life, then at the age of 60, attended Fanshawe College to take the first class offered in Environmental Engineering Technician. Franklin then oversaw the building and operation of a composting plant in Aylmer. He enjoyed working outdoors; landscaping and gardening. Franklin was actively involved in keeping the flowers, plants and tomatoes in full bloom at Kingsway Lodge. Franklin was honoured as a volunteer by Kingsway in 2015. Survived by his wife Teresa and their children Margaret, Frank, Michaela and Bridget, as well as many grandchildren and great grandchildren.
The family will have a private celebration of Franklin’s life. Private interment will be at Robins Hill Cemetery.
Please forward any cards or condolences to Teresa at Kingsway Lodge, 310 Queen St. St.Marys Ont. N4X 1C8.
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