Anne (Durkan) Ford, age 87, of S. Weymouth, passed away on Wednesday, July 31, 2019. Anne was born in County Mayo, Ireland and moved to Quincy in her teens. She has lived in Weymouth since 1974.
She is the wife of the late Arthur Ford and the loving mother of Kevin Ford of Florida, Glenn Ford and his wife Cathy of Stoughton and Brian Ford and his wife Marsha of S. Weymouth. Anne is the devoted grandmother of Jeffrey Ford and his wife Whitney of Walpole, Jennifer Hemmingsen and her husband Eric of Norton, Alicia Bourque and her husband Jason of Whitman and Sarah Ford of S. Weymouth. She is the proud great grandmother of Maya and Owen and is the dear sister of 16 siblings. Anne is the daughter of the late Anthony and Mary Durkan.
She loved to cook and opened her house to one and all and was a faithful member of St. Francis Xavier Church. Anne also enjoyed her trips back to Ireland to visit her relatives.
Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to visiting hours for Anne on Sunday, August 4 from 4-7pm in the C. C. Shepherd Funeral Home located at 134 Pleasant St. (Columbian Sq.) S. Weymouth. Relatives and friends will gather at the Funeral Home on Monday at 9am for a Celebration of Anne’s Life followed by the Funeral Mass at St. Francis Xavier Church in S. Weymouth at 10am. Burial will follow in St. Francis Xavier Cemetery in Weymouth.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Anne’s Memory to the Alzheimer’s Association, 309 Waverley Oaks Rd, Waltham, MA 02452, www.alz.org.
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C.C. Shepherd Funeral Service, Inc.
134 Pleasant Street
South Weymouth, MA 02190