Ann Marie Hewitt

With heavy hearts we are announcing that Ann Marie Hewitt, 61, passed away peacefully at home, surrounded by loved ones, in the early morning hours of Jan. 1, 2020.

Ann was born March 8, 1958, in Saranac Lake. She was the daughter of John W. Hewitt and Mary J. Stickney. She married Stanley J. Manell on July 7, 2005, after being together for 23 years.

She was a dedicated CNA at Uhlein/Elderwood for over 30 years, leaving her with many loving residents, co-workers and friends. She was a highly avid reader and enjoyed traveling. Family meant everything to her.

She is survived by her beloved husband Stan of Bloomingdale, daughter Jacy (Andrew) Wilson of Dayton, Ohio, son R.J. Callaghan of Franklin Falls, son Jason Callaghan of Hendersonville, North Carolina, and daughter Jesse Hewitt of Tupper Lake, as well as her brother Richard (Brenda) Hewitt of Saranac Lake, brother William Hewitt of Vermontville, and sister Jody (Kevin) Sewell of Kane, Pennsylvania. She also had four stepchildren: Michele, Christopher, Emma and Stella; as well as 10 grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews.

She was predeceased by both of her parents, a brother, John Hewitt, and sister Patti Goldfarb.

Funeral arrangements are in care of the Fortune-Keough Funeral Home, 20 Church St., Saranac Lake, NY 12983. Per Ann’s request, there will be no calling hours. Services will be private and at the convenience of the family. Memorial donations in Ann’s memory can be made to Tri-Lakes Humane Society in care of the Fortune-Keough Funeral Home. Family and friends can also sign the online guestbook at Fortunekeoughfuneralhome.com.