AURORA - Robert B. Ward, age 97 of Aurora, Ohio passed away Thursday August 29, 2019 at his residence. Bob served Army during WWII where he was wounded in Italy and received a Bronze Star and Purple Heart. Bob was a Member of Walden Country Club for 27 years.

He is survived by his wife Patricia Ward, son Robert (Melissa) Degroot, daughters Susan (Steve) Turner and Jodi (Mark) Foss, 8 wonderful granddaughters and many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his sister Ruth Moss, Bob's wishes were for no services to be held. In lieu of flowers the family wishes memorials be made in Bob's name to University Hospitals of Cleveland Department of Development 11100 Euclid Ave. Cleveland, OH 44106. Arrangements by Johnson-Romito Funeral Home Hudson, Ohio. (AA, 9/11/19)