20 August 1960 – 10 February 2020

Devoted and adored wife of Paddy.

Treasured mother of Caroline, Joseph, Damien and Stephanie. Dearly loved daughter of Guido (dec) and Julie Ghirardello and daughter-in-law of Pat (dec) and Peg McGrath. Adored sister of Anthony and Christine (dec), Ray and Mary, Philip Ghirardello, and sister-in-law of Dan and Trina McGrath, Mary-Ellen and Peter Bakker, Dermot and Teena McGrath and Camille and Mick Williams. Much loved aunty, Mares, to the Ghirardello’s and Aunty Ghira to the McGrath’s.

With deep gratitude to the doctors and nurses of the Canberra Cancer Centre and the angels of the home-based Palliative Care Team.

Requiem Mass for the repose of the soul of Mary-Anne will be celebrated in Holy Family Catholic Church, corner of Bugden Avenue and Castleton Crescent, Gowrie on Monday, 17 February 2020, commencing at 1 pm.

Burial will follow at Woden Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Pancare Foundation.

Envelopes will be made available.