Peacefully in her sleep on Monday, January 14, 2019 at the age of 79. Beloved wife of dearly-missed Gordon who predeceased her in 2007. Treasured mother and mentor to Chris, Andrew, Sean and Lisa. Adored Nonna to Jensen, Jaime, Hannah and Evan. Dearly loved mother-in-law and inspiration to Anita and Julie. Cherished sister-in-law to Carole and Ron. Dearest aunt to Graeme, Kelley, Kevin, and Christie. Ann was blessed to share her recent years with a wonderful and special companion in Bud Old. Ann was predeceased by her brother Frank and parents Antonio and Geraldine Mariani. Ann touched the lives of many, including lifelong friends Phyllis and Aldo Anzil and Liz and Jim Allen. Children were her life and passion and she cherished every moment of her long career as a primary teacher with the Dufferin Peel Catholic School Board, especially her kindergarten years at St. Christopher’s and St. Luke’s. She was an active member of the Retired Teachers and Retired Women Teachers of Ontario. Ann shared her love of music with all, directing and performing with multiple church and teachers’ choirs and the Clarkson Music Theatre. Friends will be received at the Turner and Porter “Neweduk- Erin Mills” Chapel (905-828-8000), 1981 Dundas St. W., Mississauga (1 block east of Erin Mills Pkwy) on Friday, January 18, 2019 from 2-4 p.m. & 7-9 p.m. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated at St. Christopher’s Catholic Church, 1171 Clarkson Rd. N., Mississauga on Saturday, January 19, 2019 at 11a.m., followed by an interment at Glen Oaks Memorial Gardens Cemetery. If desired, memorial donations to the Carlo Fidani Cancer Centre at Credit Valley Hospital or Toronto Sick Kids Hospital would be appreciated.