Passed away suddenly on January 6th in the loving embrace of her husband Larry of over 32 years and her son Andrew. She is survived by her brother Kenneth Ruetz. She was the loving stepmother of Lestra and Wyatt and Grandma “Ann” to Kiera and Cole. Her legacy as an elementary school teacher for more than 50 years will forever be remembered and cherished by the students that she nurtured and loved. She is dearly missed by her family, friends, colleagues and her adoring shih tzu, “Muffy”. Family and Friends can be received at Meadowvale Funeral Centre located at 7732 Mavis Rd, Brampton from 6-8pm on Friday, January 17 and 1-2pm on Saturday, January 18 followed by a 2pm service and reception at Meadowvale Funeral Centre. If desired memorial donations may be made to Sleeping Children Around the World.