Loreen G. (Ashworth) Ramey
Loreen Gloria (Ashworth) Ramey, age 85, passed away peacefully on Sunday, September 18, 2016 at Nashua Crossings, a caring and loving community in Nashua NH. From her birth in Portsmouth OH on September 21, 1930 to her death, she nourished people around her with love and cheer.
She was the eldest of three children born to Lorin "Sam" and Mildred (Tipton) Ashworth of Sciotoville OH. She grew up in the depression years with extended family in Portsmouth and Sciotoville, spending summers on her grandparents’ farm. During, and after high school she worked at Tulene’s Dress Shop.
After graduating from high school, she married Robert Eugene Ramey Jr of Portsmouth OH and Resided in Ironton OH, where the first of her three children was born. They moved to Portsmouth OH, then Ashland KY, before retiring to Key West FL. Loreen and Bob travelled with his work peers in the automobile industry, and always loved to take their children to see the places they had visited. Many weekends were spent travelling around Kentucky and Ohio as a family.
Loreen was devoted to her children. She was always supportive. She was always non-judgmental and her love was unconditional. She was involved with PTA and other school functions, Boy and Girl Scouts, Church Youth and Adult functions at First Christian Church in Portsmouth OH and Ashland KY.
She was a talented homemaker and instilled her love of reading, music, and art in her children. She loved jigsaw puzzles, crossword puzzles, and enjoyed playing canasta and bridge with her lady’s groups.
Loreen was a member of Unity Church in Key West FL. She was also involved in Cancer Support in Key West.
She is survived by her three children, Robert Eugene Ramey III of Key West FL, Lorin Ora Ramey (David) Glenn of Jacksonville FL, Vanessa Del Ramey (John) Biron of Merrimac NH; grandson Orion Burnham, and granddaughter Olivia "Livi" Lorin Mary Biron; her sister Polly (Bob) Willard, and brother Jerry Ashworth, nieces and nephews. Loreen was preceded in death by her parents Sam and Mildred, and her husband Bob (Jun 12, 2012).
Loreen will be remembered as a bright, shining light in the various communities and churches she served. Celebration of Life services will be held on Saturday September 24, 2016, 10:00 AM, at Crossway Christian Church, 503 Main Dunstable Road, Nashua NH.
The Ramey family would like to extend our gratitude to all the staff at the Nashua Crossings and Compassionate Care and Palliative Care Londonderry Hospice Group for their attentiveness and loving care. Those who wish may make Memorial donations to one’s favorite charity. For more information or to sign an online guest book go to www.rivetfuneralhome.com.