Published in the June 14, 2016 edition.
Warren was born in Malden, son of the late Wendell and Evelyn Ford. Raised and educated in Wakefield, he graduated from Wakefield Memorial High School, Class of 1975.
Shortly after high school Warren enlisted in the United States Army. For three consecutive years, he served as a Special Operations Medic in the Second Ranger Battalion, 75th Ranger Regiment, where his fellow Rangers knew him as “Doc” Ford.
After his proud and dedicated service to his country, Warren met and married Jeanne (Bonomo) Ford. Warren secured a position with the United States Postal Service. He remained a dedicated postal employee for 36 years having retired just a short time ago.
Warren is survived by his spouse, Jeanne Ford of Woburn; son Nicholas Ford and his wife Jessica of Rowley; daughter Jennylee Ford of Woburn; granddaughter Parker Ford; siblings Mary Puccio, Wayne and Robert Ford, all of Wakefield, along with many nieces and nephews. In addition to his family, countless friends and colleagues will miss his presence in their lives and his ability to always make the best of any situation.
Warren’s funeral will be held from the Lynch-Cantillon Funeral Home, 263 Main St., Woburn on Thursday, June 16, at 9:15 a.m., followed by a funeral Mass in St. Anthony Church, 851 Main St., Woburn, at 10 a.m.
Relatives and friends are invited to attend calling hours on Wednesday, June 15, from 4-8 p.m.