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“So sorry to hear of Auntie Clara's passing, she was a wonderful woman and always made me feel so loved. Our families were so close when we we...Read More »
1 of 6 | Posted by: Monica Silva - honolulu, HI

“We are very sorry for your loss. Clara was a wonderful lady and will truly be missed. Sincerely, Jerry and Diane Johnston Lynn and Ron Best ”
2 of 6 | Posted by: Lynn Best - Washington, MI

“We are so sorry for your loss, Clara was a wonderful lady and will truly be missed. Sincerely, Jerry and Diane Johnston Lynn and Ron Best ”
3 of 6 | Posted by: Lynn Best - Washington, MI

“Our beloved cousin Clara was such a beautiful lady inside and out. She was someone who found the good in all people. Her positive and loving...Read More »
4 of 6 | Posted by: Mari Korreck, Sharon Schipono and family - MI

“We are deeply saddened to hear about the loss of Clara. Brianna spoke very highly of her and I know she will missed dearly. We send our love and...Read More »
5 of 6 | Posted by: Corey Werr & Joanna Zahradnik - MI

“Clara was a very loving and very special person. I will cherish many good memories of her. Thinking and praying for the family. Love, Laurine Bernabei ”
6 of 6 | Posted by: Laurine Bernabei - Chesterfield, MI


Clara Edna Sellors, age 79, of Macomb, Michigan passed away after a courageous battle with cancer on September 9, 2014. Clara will be remembered for her love of family and friends as well as her kind and gentle nature.

Clara is survived by her fun loving husband of fifty-six years, Frank; her children, Linda (Timothy) McNelis, John (Connie Johnston), and Toni (Scott) Ayers; her daughter-in-law Rena Sellors; her grandchildren, Terese, Michelle, and Thomas McNelis, Sean and Jacob Sellors, Brianna, and Olivia Ayers, Anthony, Andrew and Anjalee Sellors; brother, Anthony (Barbara) Santilli; sister, sister-in-law, Lucille Marine and many extended loved ones and dear friends.

Clara was preceded in death by her parents, Pasquale and Annunziata Santilli (Fazi), sister, Helen Silveri, and her son Frank Sellors.

Clara was a very strong and determined woman who worked hard at whatever she did. Besides dedicating much of her life to raising her children and helping her parents, she worked with her husband in their catering and restaurant business. She also enjoyed working as a secretary in the administration office at Wayne State University. She retired from the Taylor School District as an Administrative Assistant to the Superintendent. Several plaques line her office wall recognizing her efforts. After retiring, she volunteered to fill in as a secretary for St. Donald's Church in Roseville. She did such a good job, the priest hired her and they became lifelong friends.

Clara had strong faith in God. Truly, she lived the commandment, "Love your neighbor as yourself." Her legacy is the example she set for each and every one of us.