Fitzpatrick, Nancy "Ann" born August 31, 1931, died September 17, 2013. She is survived by her beloved son, Frank, and her nieces, Karen, Kathy, Janet and Debra. Ann was born and raised in Petoskey and obtained her Masters in Education from Michigan State University before moving to Saint Clair Shores where she was a longtime member of the Good Shepherd United Methodist church. Ann enjoyed a successful career as a teacher in the Grosse Pointe and Detroit Public School systems, before teaching third, fourth and fifth grades at the Grosse Pointe Academy from 1973 to 1994. Mrs. Fitz, as she was known to her students, was referred to as "the world's greatest teacher" by each class that she taught; she had remarkable talent for bringing out the best in her students and everyone that met her. Ann was an avid golfer and she also enjoyed skiing at Nubs Nob and sailing the Great Lakes with friends and family. Visitation and funeral service will be on Thursday September 26 in the Kaul Funeral Home, 28433 Jefferson Ave., St. Clair Shores from 5 pm to 9 pm with service at 7 pm.