WOOSTER – Marcellinus Buck Francis LUDOWESE, 87, of Wooster, died Friday, December 21, 2012 at West View Manor Nursing Home. He was born April 13, 1925 in Wheaton, MN, the son of Nicholas and Lucy Doll Ludowese. He married Mary Ann Silvers on September 8, 1951. He was the owner of Ludowese Consulting for 13 years, was the comptroller at Akron Brass for 12 years and he was the chief cost consultant for D.M. & I.R. Railway in Duluth, Minnesota for over 9 years. Buck was a member of St. Mary Catholic Church in Wooster, had served as president of Meals Together and was on the finance committee for many years, was an active member of the Democratic Party and was a member of the Book Club at the Library. He served his country with the US Army during WWII in the Northern Appennines, Rhineland and the European African Eastern Theater. He enjoyed history and politics. Surviving in addition to his wife are his children, Marc Ludowese of Jackson, MI, Joseph (LaVonda Reed) Ludowese of Allen, TX, Richard (Debbie) Ludowese of Wadsworth and Kathryn Ludowese of Columbus, 5 grandchildren, sisters, Dolores Schwartz of Texas and Vivian Guerts of IL. Buck was preceded in death by his parents and brothers Sylvester and James. Friends will be received at St. Mary Catholic Church, 527 Beall Avenue, Wooster on Thursday, December 27, 2012 from 9-10:00 a.m. followed by a Mass of Christian Burial with Rev. Daniel Reed as the celebrant. Interment will be held at the Ohio Western Reserve National Cemetery, Rittman on Thursday, December 27, 2012 at 2:30 p.m. McIntire, Bradham & Sleek Funeral Home, 216 E. Larwill St., Wooster is assisting the family. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the ACLU of Ohio, 4507 Chester Ave., Cleveland, OH 44103 or to Hospice & Palliative Care of Greater Wayne Co., 2525 Back Orrville Rd., Wooster, OH 44691.
ACLU of Ohio, 4507 Chester Ave., Cleveland, OH 44103 or to Hospice & Palliative Care of Greater Wayne Co., 2525 Back Orrville Rd., Wooster, OH 44691.
Thursday December 27, 2012 at 10:00 AM at St. Mary Catholic Church
Thursday from 9-10 AM at St. Mary Catholic Church