Ann M. (Klustner) Garrett, 95 of Sandwich, formerly of
Agawam Village, Ipswich , died Monday July 5, 2010 in
the Cape Heritage Nursing & Rehabilitation Center,
Sandwich following her brief illness.
Born in Acost, PA February 12, 1915, daughter of the
late Andrew and Ann Mary (Gi,mra) Kluczny, she was
raised in Holsopple, PA where she attended public
schools. As a young woman she went to work in New York
where she soon meet her husband to be. Married 1945 in
NYC the Garretts made their home and raised their family
in Eastchester, NY. Moving to Cape Cod, the Garretts
owned and operated for many years the former Cape Pine
Motel of Dennisport. She has lived in Ipswich for the
past thirty or more years.
Mrs. Garrett found great joy in motherhood and
grandmotherhood. She also enjoyed long walks and time
with her friends at the Council on Aging.
She was a longtime communicant of St. Stanislaus Church
and Our Lady of Hope Parish and a member of the Ipswich
Council on Aging.
She is survived by four daughters, Mary Ann Eaton of
Dennis, Eileen A. Vitale of Ipswich , Denise P.
Fitzgerald of Mashpee and Heather L. Garrett Hahn and
her husband Paul of Beverly, seven grandchildren, Paul
Rodham of MI, Michelle Boninsegna of FL, JacLyn Hayes of
Newton, NH, Kristen Vlcej of MD, Kirk Fitzgerald of
Mashpee, Jason Fitzgerald of Jamacia Plain and Lucas
Hahn of Beverly; seven great grandchildren, Kyra,
Madison, Jordan, Kayla, Emma, Juniper and Genevieve; a
brother, Thomas Klustner of PA, two sisters, Mary
Klustner of PA and Kay Swift of Dennis, and many nephews
Her funeral service will be held Monday July 12, 10 am
from the Whittier-Porter Funeral Home, 6 High Street,
Ipswich, followed by a Funeral Mass at 11 am in Our Lady
of Hope Church, Pineswamp Road , Ipswich . Family and
friends are respectfully welcomed. Visiting hours are
Sunday 4 to 7 pm. Interment will be in the Woodlawn
Cemetery , Everett . In lieu of flowers memorial
contributions in her name may be made to Friends of the
Ipswich Elderly, Ipswich Council on Aging, P.O. Box 213
, Ipswich , MA 01938 .