~~ Ward – William A., on December 12, 2014 formerly of Bayshore. Made his transition in his 87th year. Founder and former owner of Bill’s Independent Taxi in Baldwin, Life time home improvement builder, 50 year member of General Building Laborer’s Local 66. The husband of the late Dorothy nee (Oliver) Ward, father of Dorothy Ann Marin (Michael), Sheila Lee Mathews (the late Dennis), William A Ward Jr. (Mary) and Eva Marie Ward. Grandfather of 9, Great Grandfather of 18, Great Great Grandfather of 3 and many other relatives. The viewing is on Monday Dec. 15 2014 from 3pm to 7PM at Bradley Smith and Smith funeral home Springfield New Jersey. Interment will be on Tuesday Dec.16 2014 at Pinelawn Memorial Park, Farmingdale L.I.