In Memory of
Norbert M. Ludewig
June 22, 2014
M. Ludewig, 54, passed away on Sunday June 22nd , 2014
at his home in Fanwood, New Jersey surrounded by his
A resident of Fanwood for 20 years, Norbert was born in
Staten Island and graduated from Regis School in New
York City and Cooper Union with a degree in civil
He worked for the Port Authority of NY/NJ for 30 years.
He began the Norbert Ludewig Orchestra 35 years ago, and
was very well-known in the German community from
Delaware to Massachusetts for his Strauss Waltz Music.
He was accomplished on the accordion and also as a
Norbert was a member of the Deutsche Club in Clark and
All Saints' Episcopal Church in Scotch Plains.
Norbert is survived by his loving wife, Patricia
Gallagher Ludewig; his mother, Renate Ludewig; his son,
Andrew Ludewig; his brother, Peter Ludewig and his wife,
Rocio, and their sons Christopher and Alex; his sister,
Monika Bradley and her husband Dr. Joseph Bradley. He is
also survived by his stepchildren Anthony and Michel
Cunningham; Joseph and Allison Cunningham; Kellyann
Cunningham and Christopher Strojny; Patrick Cunningham
and Jamie Epps; his sister-in-law Kathleen Reilly and
her husband, William and their daughter, Kristen.
Visitation will be at
Memorial Funeral Home,
155 South Avenue, Fanwood on Wednesday, June 25th from 4
to 8 pm. Funeral services will be at All Saints'
Episcopal Church, 559 Park Avenue, Scotch Plains, on
Thursday, June 26th at 11 am. Interment will follow at
Hillside Cemetery in Scotch Plains.