NedWardWith deep regret, we inform you that Edward “Ned” Ward II, former Broker of Coldwell Banker New Vernon, NJ, has passed away. In addition to being a valued member of NCJAR since the 1970s, Ned served as President of the Morris County Board of Realtors, NJ Realtors, as well as Regional Vice President over New Jersey, New York, and Pennsylvania for the National Association of Realtors. During his tenure, the education requirement for real estate salespersons was raised to a high school diploma. The entire Real Estate Community will greatly miss Ned.

Ned is survived by his wife Sally, his daughter Christy, his son Edward III (Ned), and his grandchildren Maia and Saya. There will be a memorial service Saturday, October 1st at 11am at the New Vernon Presbyterian Church, 4 Lees Hill Road, New Vernon, NJ. In lieu of flowers, the family requests any donations be made in Ned’s memory to either the New Vernon Presbyterian Church ( or the New Vernon Volunteer Fire Department/First Aid Squad (

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