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Miriam C. Ward

Miriam C. Ward passed away December 23, 2012 at the age of 96.

She worked as a county home economist for Rutgers Cooperative Extension of Camden County from 1970 to 1980.

She was born February 20, 1916 in Georgetown, Illinois. She came to Moorestown, New Jersey, in 1946 as a dietitian at Moorestown Friends School. In 1947 she married Edward Pedigree Ward. They lived most of their married life in Pennsauken where they raised their two children.

Miriam's teaching career included substitute teaching in public schools, adult school classes, home economics at Glassboro State (now Rowan) College, and nutrition and diet therapy at Helene Fuld School of Nursing in Camden.

Memorial contributions may be made to The Reserve Fund at Medford Leas, 1 Medford Leas Way, Medford, NJ 08055.

For more information, please visit:
http://articles.philly.com/2013-01-18/news/36396554_1_home-economics-medford-leas-substitute-teacher

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