Lena Ludwig

COUDERSPORT - Lena G. Ludwig, 86, formally of Canisteo, N.Y., passed away Monday (March 3, 2014) at the home of her niece and sister, Helen Wahl and Helen Reed in Eastampton, N.J.
Born May 19, 1927 in Prouty, she was the daughter of Evan H. and Marion E. Hamilton Watson. On Oct. 3, 1948, she married Albert D. Ludwig, who preceded her in death Nov. 21, 1994.
Lena was a graduate of Coudersport High School, Class of 1947 in Coudersport. She had worked for the former Loblaws grocery store in Niagara Falls, N.Y., for 22 years. She attended and taught Sunday school at Bennett's Creek Bible Church, in Canisteo, N.Y., while residing there with her husband. During the past several years, she has been a member of Faith Community Church in Sweden Valley.
She is survived by her sister, Helen C. Reed, former resident of Sweden Valley; brothers, Paul E. Watson of Sweden Valley, Joseph D. (Priscilla) Watson of Prouty and Clayton E.(Shirley) Watson of Bradenton, Fla.; and many nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, brothers, James and Lawrence Watson and her sister Virginia M. Harvey.
Friends and family are invited to Lena's Life Celebration beginning Friday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. at the Thomas E. Fickinger Funeral Home Ltd., "A Life Celebration Home" 210 North East St., Coudersport. Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, with the family officiating. Burial will be in the Summit Cemetery, Prouty, in the spring.
Memorials may be made to Bennett's Creek Bible Church or Youth Group, 3740 State Rt. 248 Canisteo, NY 14823; and/or Sweden Valley Faith United Methodist Church, Rt. 6 Coudersport, PA.
To share your fondest memories of Lena, visit www.lifecelebration.com

Funeral Home

Thomas E. Fickinger Funeral Home Ltd.
210 North East Street Coudersport, PA 16915
(814) 274-8888

Published in The Bradford Era from Mar. 6 to Mar. 13, 2014