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Margaret "Ann" Tanner

May 5, 1940 ~ May 27, 2022 (age 82)


Tanner, Margaret “Ann”  - Passed away on Friday, May 27, 2022 at home in Gravenhurst. Beloved wife of Gordon Douglas Tanner. Loving mother of Cathy Tanner ( Frank Haslam), Bridget Child (John), Gord Tanner (Robin) and Douglas Tanner (Amy Freedman). Dear gramma of Tanner (Nicole), Tristan (Carly), Tyler, Jenna (Jake), Adam, Sam, Ryan, Ben, Nicole, and Hilary and great-gramma to Leon and Gracie. Ann had an extraordinary career teaching Family Studies in Elmira, Orangeville, Manitoulin Island, Kincardine and finally retiring in Walkerton in 1998. Ann had many passions foremost were her Grandchildren. Gramma would spend many hours teaching them the piano and was also known to host euchre tournaments at family gatherings encouraging everyone to mix and play with as many family members as possible.  Her other passions were her flowers, spending many hours each day in her garden, and singing in many church and community choirs mainly the Elderberries in Gravenhurst.  Ann had an incredible spiritual faith and held strong beliefs in natural family planning and whole food plant based (WFPB) nutrition and would speak to anyone on these topics for hours just wanting to help anyone she could. Visitation will be held at the Cavill Funeral Home, Gravenhurst on Sunday, May 29th from 1-4 pm. The funeral Mass will be held at St. Paul’s Catholic Church on Tuesday, May 31st at 11 AM with visitation one hour prior. Memorial donations may be made to St. Paul’s Catholic Church or Gravenhurst Against Poverty (GAP) We all know the world was a kinder more loving place with Ann/Mom/Gramma/Great Gramma in it.  Ann was always praying to saints for others. Rest In Peace to our wonderful saint.


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May 29, 2022

1:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Cavill Turner Funeral Home
215 Bay Street
Gravenhurst, ON P1P1H1

May 31, 2022

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
St. Paul&rsquo!s Catholic Church

Funeral Mass
May 31, 2022

11:00 AM
St. Paul's Roman Catholic Church
235 John St S,
Gravenhurst, ON P1P 1H6


GAP - Gravenhurst Against Poverty
PO Box 1133, 290 Muskoka Road North, Gravenhurst ON P1P 1V4
Tel: 1-705-641-2225

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