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Born: Jun 16, 1956

Date of Passing: Jan 17, 2020

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(nee PARRY)
June 16, 1956 - January 17, 2020

Peacefully and with her loved ones at her side, Ann passed away after a short battle with cancer.
Ann was born in Prestatyn, Wales, and moved to Canada in 1966 and lived in rural Manitoba before settling in Winnipeg in 1973 where she has lived ever since.
Ann is remembered by her husband of 36 years, Vic; along with her two sons, Michael (Rachel) and Brett (Kim); and her mother Lois. Ann is also remembered by her siblings, Helen, Janet (Dave), Rob (Anne-Louise) and Rachel; and brothers and sisters-in-law, Larry (Ann), Joanne (Lloyd) and Shara, as well as her many nieces and nephews. Ann was predeceased by her father Ted; father-in-law Victor; and brother-in-law Ron.
Ann devoted her life to her family and was a proud and fierce protector of her two boys. She was thrilled to recently become a grandmother to Caiden, Emry, Mason, Adrianna, Elena and Roman. Vic was her best friend and they shared a long and happy life together and built a welcoming family home for their sons, their partners and now their grandchildren. All who walked through Ann's front door would be welcomed with lots of food, drink and laughter. There were always special treats for the kids.
Ann was a dedicated educational assistant at Margaret Park School where she worked for over 20 years. She touched the lives of so many students in and outside of the classroom who fondly remember 'Mrs. Peterson'. Most recently, she championed the lunch and breakfast program because she wanted to make sure kids had enough to eat for school.
Cremation has taken place, and a service remembering Ann will be at Glen Eden Funeral Home at 4477 Main Street, West St. Paul on Sunday, January 26, 2020 at 2:00 p.m.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to CancerCare Manitoba Foundation.

475 Provencher Blvd.,
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As published in Winnipeg Free Press on Jan 25, 2020

Condolences & Memories (6 entries)

  • Vic and family. We are so sorry for your loss. You and Ann were among the first people we met in this community when we signed our son Taylor up for soccer. Always a friendly greeting and always made us feel so welcome! Our heartfelt condolences to you and the family. Diane and Darren Demetrioff. - Posted by: Diane Demetrioff (Friends) on: Sep 14, 2020

  • We extend our sincere sympathy to all the family. We know the love and support you offer each other will help you through this sad time. - Posted by: Gene & Betty Mauirce (Friend) on: Jan 27, 2020

  • I was so very sorry to read about Ann passing away. I worked with her at Great West Life a long time ago. I actually met my husband at one of her epic parties when she lived in a small house off Osborne Street back in the seventies. Always had so much fun with her. My sincere condolences! - Posted by: Cathy Dunsford (Former co-worker) on: Jan 27, 2020

  • Our deepest condolences to Vic and the entire family. Our thoughts and prayers are with you to help you cope in this difficult time. Vince, Joan and Peter Magro - Posted by: Vince, Joan and Peter Magro (Paradise Restaurant) (friends) on: Jan 26, 2020

  • Our thoughts and Prayers are with the Family! We are so sorry for your loss! - Posted by: Marj and Rene Fortier (Friends) on: Jan 25, 2020

  • Ann was an amazing person and I will miss her terribly at Margaret Park. Her compassion for kids was infectious to all around her. She had such a huge heart and shared it with all of us. She also was able bring so much joy and laughter everyday right up to her last day. For the family I will pray for the peace that passes all understanding as you say good bye to her. She will not be forgotten. - Posted by: Leanne Ulrich (Coworker) on: Jan 25, 2020

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