Somerville Remembering Jean C. (Valentino) Ward

Our sincere condolences, thoughts and prayers go out to the family and friends of Jean C. (Valentino) Ward on her passing.

Jean C. (Valentino) Ward was a wonderful person who will be sadly missed here in Somerville.


Jean C. (Valentino) Ward of Woburn, formerly of Somerville and Florida, passed away on March 30, 2021. Born in Somerville, she was the daughter of the late Nancy J. (Lottatore) and Peter D. Valentino.
Beloved wife of the late Richard Ward.
Devoted mother of Deborah Caldwell and her husband Jerry of Stoneham, Michael Ward of Woburn, Kenneth Ward and his wife Trudie of Somerville and Christopher Ward and his wife Patty of Maine. Cherished grandmother of Andrew, Jillian, John, Roy, Mark, Kenneth, Angela, Abigail, Jack and nine great-grandchildren. Dear sister of Peter, John, Nancy and Marie Valentino.
Calling Hours will be held in the George L. Doherty Funeral Home, 855 Broadway (Powder House Sq.) Somerville on Wednesday from 3:00PM-6:00PM. Relatives and friends invited to attend. Due to Covid 19 restrictions, interior capacity of the funeral home is limited to 50 people inside at any given time. We respectfully ask you to please pay your respects and then exit to allow others to do the same. Face masks and social distancing protocols are required.
Interment will be private.
In lieu of flowers donations in Jean’s name can be made to the American Cancer Society at

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