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Wanda M. (Howe) Bard

January 6, 1928 ~ October 2, 2019 (age 91)

Wanda M. Bard, 91, of Jordan passed away October 2nd surrounded by her family. A life-long resident of Jordan, Wanda dedicated her life to raising her family and being involved in the community. She played an integral part in establishing the Jordan Pool, where she taught swimming lessons and helped to sell membership tickets. Wanda volunteered at the Jordan Fall Festival for over 70 years. She also worked for 7 years at the Onondaga County Health Department. Wanda was active in a monthly Pinochle card club for several years and she was a loyal New York Yankees & Syracuse University basketball fan. She also sang in the Jordan United Methodist Church choir, where her annual rendition of “O’ Holy Night” was favored by parishioners on Christmas Eve. Wanda is predeceased on August 11, 2019 by her soul mate of 72 years, Donald Bard. She was the glue that held her family together and she has entrusted that value in those she leaves behind;her children Gary (Sue) Bard, Wendy (Steve) Duck, Thomas Bard, Donna (William) Snyder, Donald (Mary) Bard, and David (Dawn) Bard, 16 grandchildren, 9 great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews. Calling hours will be 3-6pm Sunday, Oct. 6th at the Jordan United Methodist Church, 63 Elbridge St., Jordan. Funeral will be 11am, Monday also at the Jordan United Methodist Church.  Burial will be in Maple Grove Cemetery. Contributions may be made to the Jordan United Methodist Church, Jordan Community Council, or Jordan Ambulance Fund.

 

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