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Anne M. Burrows

ALBANY – Anne M. Burrows, 79, of Albany, died Saturday, July 6, 2013 in Atlanta, GA after a long illness.  She was born in Hoosick Falls, the daughter of the late Joseph and Julia Maleady Torpey.  She lived in Albany most of her life.  She was a graduate of Troy High School, and later was employed by New York Telephone Co.  She also was a communicant of the former St. Margaret Mary’s Church for over 50 years.

Mrs. Burrows was predeceased by her husband John T. Burrows, and her son John P. Burrows.  She is survived by her children Daniel, Michael, Nilka and Charlie; her grandchildren John Michael and Kiara; her sister in law Diana Torpey; and by several nieces and nephews and several dear friends.  She was predeceased by her siblings Lawrence, James, John, Margaret and Edward.

Funeral services will be held in the Hans Funeral Home, 1088 Western Ave., Albany, Monday morning at 8:15, and from there to All Saints Catholic Church, Homestead St., Albany at 9:00.  Relatives and friends are invited, and may call at the funeral home Sunday from 3-6 p.m.  Interment will be in Our Lady of Angels Cemetery, Colonie.  In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Alzheimer’s Association Northeastern New York, 4 Pine West Plaza, Suite 405, Albany, NY 12205; or the American Heart Association, 440 New Karner Rd., Albany, NY 12205.  To leave a message of condolence for the family, send a sympathy card, or obtain directions to the funeral home, please visit

Click here to view Mrs. Burrows’ resting place in Our Lady of Angels Cemetery, Colonie, New York (zip code Albany, NY 12205).

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