Dennis R. Ward, 61, of Moodus, beloved husband of Lynn (Goodin) Ward (formerly of Milford) died Tuesday, Nov. 19th at Middlesex Hospital Hospice.

Born Aug. 10, 1952 in Meriden he was the son of the late Dean R. and Hilda (Mower) Ward.

Dennis had lived in Moodus for the past 27 years and had worked as a Tool Maker and Planner. He was a member of the Greater Hartford Bonsai Club.

Besides his wife Lynn he is survived by his two daughters, Sarah Ward and Elizabeth Ward both of Manchester, his stepson, Douglas Clark (formerly of Milford) and his wife Amy of Wethersfield, a sister, Colette Hoyt of Branford, and his two grandsons, Thomas and Ryan Clark. He also leaves behind his mother-in-law, Marie Goodin and his sister-in-law, Gail Goodin Ozarowski both of Milford. He also leaves his beloved dogs, Bruno and Nikolette and his cat, Rockie.

A memorial gathering was held Monday, Nov. 25th at the Spencer Funeral Home, East Hampton. Burial was at the Kings Highway Cemetery in Milford, CT.

In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to the American Diabetes or the National Kidney Foundation.