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Celebrating the life of

Elizabeth P. Ware

November 27, 1938 - June 05, 2024

Elizabeth P. Ware

Elizabeth Powers Ware died peacefully on June 5, 2024 at the age of 85. She was born on November 27, 1938 in Savannah, GA to Richard James and Margaret Bradley Powers. Elizabeth attended Blessed Sacrament School and was a graduate of St. Vincent’s Academy and Mount St. Agnes College in Baltimore, MD where she graduated with a B. A. in English. She was a devoted educator who taught English and Literature at Myers Middle School, Blessed Sacrament Catholic School, Hubert Middle School and Groves High School.

Elizabeth was a fun-loving and resilient woman with a fierce and loving devotion to her faith, family, and friends.

She is preceded in death by her parents, Richard and Margaret Powers; Sisters, Retta Powers Buttimer (Dick) and Nora Powers Richardson; and daughter Anne Ware Lewis.

Elizabeth is survived by her loving husband of 63 years, Michael Edward Ware, Sr.; sister Kathleen Powers Sanfilippo (Bob); brother-in-law, Hank Richardson; son, Michael Edward Ware, Jr.; daughters, Mary Ware Jacobs (Greg) and Megan Ware Coomer (Stephen); son-in-law, Brad Lewis; grandsons, Kevin and Kyle Lewis; Maddie and Caroline Coomer; Savannah and Peyton Ware, and Jack and Emma Jacobs, and many wonderful nieces and nephews.

A special thank you to the wonderful and loving caregivers at Savannah Square, Azalealand, and Hospice Savannah who treated her like family.

A Visitation will be held at 10:00 a.m., Rosary Service at 10:30 a.m. at Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 11:00 a.m..Burial immediately following at Hillcrest Abbey East.

In lieu of flowers, please send donations to St. Vincent’s Academy, 207 E. Liberty St., Savannah, GA 31401, or Hospice of Savannah, 1352 Eisenhower Drive, Savannah, GA 31406.



May she rest in peace

- Lee Ciucevich , Savannah , Ga

A candle has been lit!

On behalf of myself, Donghui, and Matt, I would like to express our deepest condolences to the Ware family. Elizabeth always made us feel that we were also a part of her extended family and we can’t begin to thank her enough for that.

- Fred Jacobs, Collierville , Tennessee

Mrs. Ware was always so kind and was a welcome friend to my mother at Savannah Square. Eternal rest grant unto her, O Lord, and May Perpetual Light Shine upon her.

- Betty and Billy Wilson, Savannah, GA

The BSS family has lost a terrific individual. We served on several committees together and her wisdom was always greatly valued. Our sympathy to the Ware Family. Pat &Patti

- Pat Lyons, Sav, Ga

Condolences to all. Mrs. Ware, such a sweet & nice lady. Heaven has definitely added an angel.

- Lisa & Tommy Butler, Tybee Island, GA

So very sorry for your loss. Mrs. Ware was a lovely lady who raised such a beautiful family. Prayers for her eternal rest.

- Ethel Butler Tuttle, Savannah, GA

My Condolences to Mrs Ware Family and Friends. Mrs Ware was a Very Nice person, She will be Greatly Missed. Pernell Wilson, Centennial, Alma

- Pernell Wilson, Savannah, Georgia

My Condolences to Mrs Ware Family and Friends. Mrs Ware was a Very Nice person, She will be Greatly Missed. Pernell Wilson, Centennial, Alma

- Pernell Wilson, Savannah, Georgia

My condolences to the Ware family. My parents, Walter and Catherine loved her so much and shared so many fabulous memories. May perpetual light shine upon her.

- Lisa Smith Wallace, Richmond Hill, Ga

To Mike & the family of Elizabeth, I send my deepest sympathy & condolences for her loss. She was such a lovely lady! May God send comfort & peace to you now & in the time ahead.

- Carolyn Sheehan , Tybee Island, GA

Services under the direction of:

Fox & Weeks Funeral Directors, Hodgson Chapel