MaryAnn (Grubb) Ludwick, age 88, died on May 15th, 2022. Mary Ann was born in Wadsworth Ohio to Harlan and Mildred Grubb February 18, 1934.
She met her husband Howard while serving in Brethren Volunteer Service. They were married November 25th, 1954. They raised their children in Doylestown Ohio and were active members of the East Chippewa Church of the Brethren. After graduating from Kent State University in 1970 as valedictorian, she taught fourth grade and special reading at Hazel Harvey Elementary School for 19 years. She received her Masters Degree in Education from the University of Akron.
After MaryAnn and Howard moved to Uniontown they became active members of the Springfield Church of the Brethren. She served as deacon, Sunday school teacher, faithful card-sender, and shared many children's stories during the worship services and was guest speaker at many churches. She was Moderator for the Northern Ohio District of the Church of the Brethren. MaryAnn and Howard volunteered for many years working at People to People Ministries in Wooster and delivering meals for Meals on Wheels in Summit County.
MaryAnn is survived by her husband of 67 years Howard, children Kris (Duane) Hawk, Mark (Andrea) Ludwick, Kathy (Rod) Ludwick Leard. She is also survived by grandchildren Angie Stockwell, Jennifer (Kevin) Flora, Daniel (Kathryn) Hawk, Matthew (Madison) Ludwick, Andrew Ludwick, Luke (Madison) Ludwick Leard, Mark Ludwick Leard, and great-grandchildren Kyle, Devin, Brooke, Stephen, Jonathan, Jason, sister-in-law Atleah Grubb (widow of brother Gary), many nieces and nephews and friends.
MaryAnn/Mom/Grandma will be missed by all of the above. She was bright, creative, fun and caring. She kept track of all of us and kept us supplied with cookies, fudge and prayers.
Visitation with the family will begin at 9:00 a.m. this Saturday, May 21st with the Memorial service following at 11:30 a.m. at Springfield Church of the Brethren, 3500 Albrecht Ave, Akron. Pastor Andrew Wenger is officiating.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Springfield Church of the Brethren.