Ann Marie Matuszewski

CALUMET – Ann Marie Matuszewski, devoted wife, mother, daughter, sister, aunt and friend, peacefully slipped into God’s arms in the early morning of November 11, 2013.

A native of Calumet, Ann left her large and loving extended family 13 years ago to relocate to Purcellville, VA., for job-related reasons. Ann’s greatest joy was raising her beloved son, David, and spending time with her husband, Ken. Friends, family, and colleagues old and new will miss Ann’s quick wit, spunk and humorous updates on David’s latest escapades.

Ann is survived by her husband of 17 years, Kenneth G. Matuszewski; four-year-old son, David; mother, Leonore Gherna; sister and brother-in-law, Charmaine and Jon Urbanski; sister and brother-in-law, Marilyn and Michael Panijan; sister-in-law, Anne Piorkowski and husband, Tom; brother-in-law, Joe Matthews and wife, Tanya; nephew, Jesse Grathoff and his wife, Holly, and daughter, Gillian; niece, Mary Grathoff and daughter, Skylar; nephew, John Grathoff and wife, Dawn; nephew, Joseph Panijan; niece, Katie Piorkowski; and nephews, Mark and John Matthews.

A celebration of Ann’s life will be held on Monday, December 23, 2013, in the Erickson Crowley Peterson Funeral Home in Calumet from 4 to 6 p.m.

A prayer service will be held at 5:45 pm with Deacon Art Stancher to officiate.

In lieu of flowers, the family has requested that donations be made in memory of Ann to a trust fund for David.

Those interested in making a donation should contact Nancy Baker at

Online condolences can be left for the family at ericksoncrowleypeterson. com.