Ida Louise Ramsey


Ida Louise (Gaghagan) Ramsey, 70, of Bessemer passed away at the UPMC Jameson on Friday May 10, 2019, with her family by her side. She was born on May 25, 1948, in New Castle, daughter to the late Cecil V. and Leona J Wymer Gaghagan. She was the widow of the late Kenneth W. Ramsey whom she married on April 2, 1968.
Ida was a loving daughter, wife and mother, her family was her greatest pride and caring for them was her life calling. Her children with love and compassion returned the love and care for their mom. She was a participant in Life Lawrence County had a love for lilacs and enjoyed Country and Gospel music, Bingo and shopping. But her family was the greatest love for her.
She is survived by her daughters, Christine L. (David) Peelman of Bessemer, Ann M. (Gary Fusco) Byers of Bessemer, Georginia L. (James) Hettrick of Hubbard, OH; a son, Wayne A. (Susan) Ramsey of New Castle; a sister, Shirley Sager of New Castle; and a brother, Norman Wymer of Warren; five grandchildren, Amber (Tim) Liszka, Amanda (Todd) Campbell, Katilyn Ramsey, Ashley Byers and Adam Hettrick; and three great-grandchildren, Maylin and Lucas Campbell and Conner Liszka.
Ida was preceded in death by her parents; husband; a brother, George Wymer; and sisters, Jean Weston, Delta Courson and Alice Walker.
Visitation will be held from 2 to 4 p.m. and 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, May 14, 2019, at the Terry A. Cunningham Funeral Home in Bessemer. Services will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, May 15, 2019, at the funeral home. Visitation will be held for an hour prior to services. Burial will be at Castle View Memorial Gardens.
Published on May 12, 2019
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5 posts

Linda McFate
May 13, 2019
so sorry for ur loss... she was a great neighbor.
Tim Peterson
May 13, 2019
Ids was a good person and always treated me kindly and with respect. My prayers go out to all of the family.
Karen Graham Antoniotti
May 13, 2019
She was a Special woman she will be missed RIP Ida.
Josephine Weston
May 12, 2019
I love you and miss you. Aunt ida rip.gone but not forgotten.
May 12, 2019
She will be missed tremendously...
There was never a day since I've known her that she didn't smile and laugh and just make everyone around her enjoy her presence..
She always made me laugh.. And I used to call her my meteorologist because whenever she said it was gonna rain or snow...IT DID !!!😂😂
Rest in Paradise IDA
You will be missed