Anne (Sellaro) Durocher, 101, died peacefully Wednesday morning surrounded by her loving daughters. Anne was born and raised in Brooklyn, NY and came to the Springfield area in 1961, where she resided in South Hadley and Holyoke most of the time. She worked as a seamstress and later taught sewing for the Evening Practical Arts in Holyoke. Anne loved spending time with family especially going out to dinner with her daughters. She loved to travel, ballroom dancing, Tai Chi and was a member of the Harmonicats Group. She was predeceased by her first husband Albert Rosselli and second husband Francis Durocher. She leaves her daughters Maria Mahan and her husband Robert, Celeste Rosselli and Audrey Demars-Yee and her husband Edison Yee. She also leaves her grandchildren Nicholas and Brianna Demars, Michael Mahan and Shari Burke and great grandchildren Mike Mahan, Sydney, Ryan, and Joseph Burke. A private funeral will be held at the West Springfield Curran-Jones Funeral Home followed by entombment at the Gate of Heaven Mausoleum. For online condolences please visit curranjones.com
Published by The Republican from Jan. 13 to Jan. 17, 2022.