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Ann Jason, 96

Ann Jason
March 13, 1920-April 12, 2016

The family wishes to announce the sudden passing of Ann Jason shortly after her 96th birthday. She was predeceased by her father John and mother Viktoria Dmetruik, sister Dot Beaton and husband Andrew. She is survived by her son, Dr Marlowe, wife Lynn, children Michael, Tracey & Brent, daughter Teresa (Dan O’Connor) with daughters Valerie, Laurie, Myra and Edie. As well there are several great grandchildren.
She was raised in Delia, Alta via Cuba after being born in Bukovina, Romania and married Andrew in 1939. Together they ran a General Store for 38 years in Pinewood, ON being one of six original grocers. At age 40 she decided to get her teacher’s certificate with matriculation teaching in Medora and Middlebro, MB, Pinewood and Stratton becoming Principal there. She loved to read and listen to opera attempting to emulate the singers in church. At 93 unable to manage at home by herself after Andrew’s demise in 1989, she became a resident in Rainy River Health Center. She was looked after and cared for lovingly by Dr’s. Ennett, Singleton, the excellent nurses, cleaning, kitchen and ancillary staff.
Graveside service will be held at Pinewood Cemetery April 19th at 1pm, luncheon to follow at the Stratton Senior Centre. If desired memorial donations may be made to the charity of your choice c/o Northridge Funeral Home, Box 89, Emo, ON, P0W 1E0. Online condolences may be offered at