Ann M. (Sullivan) Winkler


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Bangor - Ann M. (Sullivan) Winkler, 86, wife of the late Paul M. Winkler Sr., passed away peacefully in her sleep, December 16, 2018, at her home. She was born in Boston, MA. October 4, 1932, daughter of Daniel J. and Anna M. (Flynn) Sullivan.
Ann married her husband, Paul, in 1953 at St. Mary's Church, Charlestown, MA.
Shortly after they married they moved to Wisconsin to further his career. Then back to Boston, on to Millinocket and finally settling in Bangor where she raised their six children.
Ann was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, sister, aunt, and friend. She was a wonderful homemaker and was devoted to raising her family and nurturing her children into adulthood. Ann had a warm and friendly personality and was loved by all who knew her. She was always interested in the lives of her extended family and friends, of which there were many. She will be truly missed and fondly remembered.
Surviving are six children, Paul Winkler Jr. and his wife, Jan, Stephen Winkler, Julie McDonald and her husband, Bernard, Robert Winkler, David Winkler and his wife, Susan, Anne Marie "Anna" Winkler; nine grandchildren, Rebecca Barrera and her husband, Oscar, Sarah Small and her husband, Aaron, Bernard McDonald Jr. and his wife, Alexandra, Gregory McDonald, Daniel McDonald, Juliana McDonald, Roberto Winkler, Heather Winkler, Jessica Winkler; four great-grandchildren, Ozara and Charles Barrera, Christopher Small and Piper McDonald; one brother, Robert Sullivan; four sisters, Eileen Kelley, Margaret Watts, Helen Cotter and Judy Burns; and many nieces, nephews and cousins.
She was predeceased by six brothers, Daniel, Albert, Edward, John, Gerald and William Sullivan.
Relatives and friends are invited to call 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. Wednesday, December 26, 2018, at Brookings-Smith, 133 Center St., Bangor. A Funeral Mass will be held 11 a.m. Thursday, December 27, 2018, at St. Paul the Apostle Parish, St. John's Catholic Church, 217 York St., Bangor, followed by the Rite of Committal at Mt. Pleasant Catholic Cemetery, Bangor.
The family invites relatives and friends to share conversation and refreshments at the Family Reception Center of Brookings-Smith, 163 Center St., Bangor following the services.
Those wishing to remember Ann in a special way, may contribute in her memory to St. Jude's Children's Hospital,262 Danny Thomas Place, Memphis, TN 38105.
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Published on December 18, 2018
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