James William Ware, 71, of North East passed away on Thursday, November 9, 2017 from a massive stroke. He was born in Grafton, WV to Bill and Helen Ware.
Jim was a retired Cecil County Public School teacher, having taught in Charlestown, Thomson Estates, and North East Elementary Schools. He enjoyed hunting, woodworking, traveling, and playing with his grandchildren, the pride and joy of his life.
He was an active member and long- time trustee of Shelemiah United Methodist Church in Bay View.
Survivors include his wife: Karen, with whom he just celebrated fifty years of marriage; a son: Shawn and wife Stacey; and his beloved grandchildren: Emmerson Logan, Kennason Taylor, and Harrison Scott all of Cochranville, PA; and a sister-in-law: Kay Ware of GA. He leaves two special nieces: Candy Dorn (David) and family and Clarissa Cook (Mark) and family of GA.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by one brother: Richard.
Visitation will be held at Crouch Funeral Home, 127 S. Main St., North East, MD on Friday, November 17, 2017 from 6 pm until 8 pm and again on Saturday, November 18 at 10 am. Funeral services will be held at 11 am.
Burial will follow in the Bay View Cemetery.
Flowers are welcome or donations to Shelemiah United Methodist Church Trustee Fund in care of the funeral home.