Ann Smith (21 Feb 1966 - 10 Dec 2014)

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Location
Peterborough Crematorium Mowbray Road Peterborough PE6 7JE
Date
2nd Jan 2015
Time
12pm

In loving memory of Ann Detchon Smith who sadly passed away on 10th December 2014

Ann was a true gift to her parents, her family, to Sense, and all of those who met her.

She is loved and missed by so many.

Ann always will be an example to us all of someone who coped with adversity, with gentleness, calmness, and dignity and she leaves an enormous space in so many hearts.


This page is set up for all of you that live far and wide, who wish to post a message - let us know your thoughts, and your memories of Ann. Also - please see details here of the service due to take place for Ann - you will be most welcome.

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Jaine Tideswell donated £25 in memory of Ann

A drop in the ocean but given from the heart with love..... Jaine xxx

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Jaine Tideswell wrote

So sad to hear the news from Uncle Trevor that Ann had passed away..... in the early days nobody ever thought you would live past 10 years but gosh how you proved them wrong........So loved by Joan, Trevor, Alison and David and your extended family of so many! From being a little girl when I sat with you we had our own little hand hold..3 squeezes and you squeezed back always....and smiled. You made so many people smile and especially made your mum and dad so proud....Rest in peace in the arms of your mother with the angels...Goodnight Godbless Jaine xxx

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Angie Free wrote

I was so sad to hear that Ann had passed away... I worked with Ann a number of years ago - first in her house in Peterborough and then in Spalding too. I then went on to work with her in the day services at Peterborough, then sadly no longer saw her anymore when we went our separate ways (i work now in Bourne Resource Centre). Ann taught me how patient a person with such difficulties can be and her beautiful smile and 'have a go' attitude made her a person to look up to, for so many people. I will always remember her independent ways and her little vocalisations and nuances.
My thoughts are with Ann's family and her extended family - all those who have had the pleasure to work with her over the years. Angie x

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Sue Larner-Peet wrote

I first met Ann some years ago when I was a new recruit to Sense. I was privileged to work with Ann at a Resource Centre for a couple of years and remember her for her gentle and warm nature; her obvious enjoyment of practical pastimes such as cooking, growing things and making Christmas craft items; and her lovely smile. RIP, Ann, and condolences to family and support staff x

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heidi seldon wrote

Ann was a pleasure to support and will be greatly missed. my thoughts are with her dad, sister and extended family.

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Mike Gamble wrote

Ann, you leave me with many happy and lovely memories of working with you, although I have not seen you for a while we shared many good times at the old PRC & GRC, You laughed a lot! ...i'm sure at times you were laughing at me ...trying to make bits of IT work & trying to communicate with your fellow students and frequently failing!
Rest in Peace x

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Barry Spicer wrote

I was so sad to hear about Ann Passing. Ann was such a gentle soul, kind and caring. She will be missed by all that knew her. My thoughts are with her family and the staff at Newton Court.

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Ginny Matthew wrote

I am sorry to hear this very sad news and remember Ann from working at the Sense college - always such a gentle lady, and a real pleasure to know. You will be missed my many Ann, and my thoughts are with your family.

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Jenny Wheatcroft wrote

Many of us have known Ann for a very long time and will miss her greatly. We will cherish our memories of her and are grateful for all she has taught us.
Our thoughts are with her family and staff at Newton Court at this time.

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Emma Blanchard-Moore wrote

I was so sorry to hear of Ann's passing. I was lucky to have worked with Anne when she lived at Johnson Avenue in Spalding and I will always remember her lovely smile and gentle nature. My thoughts are with the family at this very sad time. Emma xxx

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Louise Stimpson wrote

So sorry to hear this sad news. You will be missed Ann. I remember teaching you braille and sign language many years ago when we were based at Werrington (PRC). You then spent some wonderful years at HRC and I always remember you enjoying any music and dance sessions. You always had a smile on your face and were happy to try out any activity offered to you.

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Alex Oram (Ashby) wrote

So sad to hear this news. I was Ann's first education tutor when she came to Sense. I was new to the organisation too and to the deafblind field and she taught me so much. Ann was a delight, she was always so patient, gentle and enthusiastic about the things we did together always giving her all despite the challenges she had to face. She will be missed hugely. My thoughts are with her family. Alex x

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Suzanne Gilby wrote

Thinking of everyone at this sad time.
I had some lovely memories of working with Ann for many years.
Suzanne Gilby x x x

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Louise Stimpson wrote

So sorry to hear this sad news. You will be greatly missed Ann. I remember teaching you braille and sign language many many years ago when we were based at Werrington (PRC). Until recently, before I left Sense I always remember you joining in with activities at HRC, in particular any music and dance sessions that were going on. You were always happy and willing to try with any task you were given. My thought are with your family at this sad time.

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Suzanne Gilby wrote

Very sad to hear this news. I send all her family and those that knew her well my thoughts and love at this sad time.
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