The family of Ann DeLuca announces her peaceful passing on August 23, 2015 at the F.J. Davey Home, 5 days short of her 92nd birthday.
Predeceased by her loving husband Mario (Plug), parents Alexandro and Maria Mandatori, brothers Nick and Alex Mandatori. Loving mother of Wayne (Chris), Ken (Irene), Brenda Bumbacco (Pat) and Barbara Muio (late Don). Devoted grandmother of Steven DeLuca (Christina), Scott DeLuca (Shannon), Trista Martin (Matt), Terry DeLuca, Brad Bumbacco (Kerry), Melissa Bumbacco, Kim Muio-Sirivar (Junior), Michelle Gallagher (Matt) and Jennifer Arbour (Greg). Proud great grandmother of 12. Cherished by sisters Margaret Bennett (late John), Norma Sorrentino (late John) and late Yolanda Dovigi (late Gino). Ann was also preceded in death by her brothers and sisters-in-law Louie DeLuca (Lucy), Tony DeLuca (Mary), Mary Sartoretto (Victor), Terry Marcon (Antoinette), Amy Gasparetto (Ugo) and Bruno DeLuca. Ann will be fondly remembered by many loving nieces, nephews and special extended family Patricia, Vince and Patrick Buczel.
Her inspiring words of wisdom and love she had for her children and grandchildren will always be remembered. Ann cared for her family with great affection and devotion. She particularly enjoyed family gatherings, cooking for everyone and sharing a dance with her partner Plug, travelling, and swimming.
Heartfelt thanks to her sisters and their children for their many visits over the years.
Special thanks to Richard and Nancy Dovigi, Christine Quinlan, Karen McAndrew and best friend Theda Barber.
A particular thank you is extended to Birch Lane 1 caregivers for their compassionate care over the years.
A private family celebration of her life was held at the Northwood Funeral Home Cremation and Reception Centre (942 Great Northern Road 705-945-7758).