Worcester-Ann M. (Krafve) Rocheford, 74, passed away peacefully on Sunday, November 27th at St. Vincent Hospital surrounded by her family. Ann leaves her husband of 59 years, Wayne J. Rocheford, Sr.; five children, Michelle Connor and her wife Ann Connor of Richmond, NH, Wayne J. Rocheford, Jr. and his wife Colleen of Charlton, Michael Rocheford of Ft. Lauderdale, FL, Jana Ceffalo and her husband Frank Ceffalo, Jr. of Worcester and Rene McCluskey of Worcester; 12 grandchildren; 11 great grandchildren; her brother, Robert Krafve, Jr. of Worcester; her sister, Joann Krafve and her wife Kathy Whalen of Palm Bay, FL and many nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her sister, Lynn Brooks.
Ann was born in Worcester the daughter of Robert and Mabel (Joslin) Krafve. She worked for the former Shawmut Bank and then as an office manager at Leicester Dental Associates for 20 years retiring in 2013. Ann enjoyed crafts, watching the Red Sox and summers in York Beach, ME. Most of all she enjoyed spending time with her family and friends.
Ann’s Funeral Mass will be held on Thursday, December 1st at 11:00 am at Sacred Heart-St. Catherine of Sweden Church, 596 Cambridge St. The family request your presence to join in a celebration of her life following the Mass at American Legion Post #318, 180 Greenwood St., Worcester. There are no visiting hours. Burial will be private in Worcester County Memorial Park, Paxton. Arrangements are in the care of LINDQUIST LUNDIN Funeral Home, 36 Butler St. Memorial donations in her name may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association, 480 Pleasant St, Watertown, MA 02472 or to Abby’s House, 52 High St, Worcester, MA 01609.