Gwendolyn “Gwen” (Scanlon) Ludwig, age 61, of Utica, passed away unexpectedly August 14. 2019 at her residence.
She was born October 9, 1957 in Newark, Ohio to the late Genevieve (Young) and Maurice Scanlon, Sr.
Gwen loved getting her family together at her home and having cookouts. She enjoyed outdoors activities such as camping, fishing and playing with her grandchildren.
She cared for many animals over the years. Gwen’s favorite pets were her pet raccoons, who eventually lived in cages behind her house. These raccoons were more like family members to Gwen. Many of them lived a nice life with her inside her home with her until they grew older. It was then they were placed into cages behind her home. Gwen was also an avid card player who loved playing poker with family and friends.
She is survived by her husband, Howard D. Ludwig; two sons, Steve (Kathy) Ramsey and Roy Ramsey II; a daughter, Kim Harris; two sisters, Patricia (Tom) Martin and Chris (Andy) York; two brothers, Bruce Scanlon and Neil Scanlon; seven grandchildren, Samantha Harris, Kodi Harris, Ara Ramsey, Roy Ramsey lll, Cameron Ramsey, Weslee Roberts and David Bloise; a great grandchild, Brayden Gay; nineteen nieces and nephews; and eighteen great nieces and nephews,
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by three sisters, Emma, Louise and Mary; and a brother, Maurice Scanlon, Jr.
No calling hours or services will be observed.
The Newark Chapel of Henderson-Van Atta-Stickle Funeral & Cremation Service, 59 North Fifth Street, Newark, is assisting the family with arrangements.
Prayer go out to gwens family I met Gwen at last call at the food pantry I use to sign her in she was so sweet
My sincere condolences to the family I am so sorry that your left without a mother she was a woman that truly gave her all to anyone she will be gone but she will never be forgotten Gwen May you rest in peace
Mother you were the lady of my life I will miss you deeply every day. You are my everything and I don't know how life's ever going to make sense without you. I,m great full that I was blessed to have you in my life you lived life as an inspiring person. You taught me love and life . Your the...
Mother you were the lady of my life I will miss you deeply every day. You are my everything and I don't know how life's ever going to make sense without you. I,m great full that I was blessed to have you in my life you lived life as an inspiring person. You taught me love and life . Your the greatest mother of all time . Thanks for the times we spent together n the lessons you taught me . I,LL never ever forget my love for you and your love for me .Love. Always your son Roy Ramsey ll
So sorry to hear hear about Gwen prayer's for all of you love you all
Please accept my deepest condolences. I was shocked to hear of Gwen's passing. May God comfort you at this time.