Richard Borst

Richard G. Borst

1939 - 2009

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died on Friday morning October 30, 2009 in Faxton-St. Luke's Healthcare Center where he had been a medical patient since October 14, 2009. Richard was born on March 27, 1939 in Seward, NY the son of Ralph and Thelma Vandyke Borst. He moved to the New London area when he was five years old and had been a resident of the area ever since. He attended VVS Schools. He married Patricia A. Lohr on September 8, 1962 in Rome. Richard proudly served his country with the US Air Force during the Korean Conflict. He was employed as a groundskeeper in the maintenance department of the VVS Central School District for 34 years retiring in 1995. Richard loved his family and enjoyed their company in his favorite pastimes of hunting at the hunting camp and riding his motorcycle. Surviving is his wife Patricia, his mother Thelma Borst of Schenectady, eight children; Robin and Randy Carey of Verona, Richard and Dawn Borst Jr. of Durhamville, Robert and Pamela Borst of New London, Harold Borst of New London, Terri Borst and Bernie Grosjean of Durhamville, Michael and Stephanie Borst of Camden, Brian and Margaret Borst of New London, Ron and MJ Borst of New London, fourteen grandchildren; Erin and Keith Williams, Ryan Borst, Robert Borst Jr., Erica Borst, Latitia and Ron Leonard, Tricha Williamson, Bianca Borst, Tiffany Carey, Kaylie Borst, Brennan Borst, Brenna Borst, Brendan Borst, Emmi Borst and Michael Roberts, three great-grandchildren; Alexis, Corey and Maya, brothers and sisters William and Vicky Borst, Ralph Borst, Diane and Ray Levesque, Mary and Norman Moak, Beverly and Inez and many nieces and nephews. He was pre-deceased by his brother Robert Borst. Funeral Services will be held 11:00 AM Wednesday November 4, 2009 from the Ironside Funeral Home, Inc. with Rev. Barbara Fisk officiating. Interment will be made in Grove Cemetery, Durhamville. Friends are invited and may call 2-4 & 7-9 PM Tuesday at the funeral home 342 Main Street Oneida. Memorial Contributions may be made to St. Vincent's Catholic Medical Center MDS Program c/o Dr. Raza 325 West 15th Street New York, NY 10011.
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Wednesday
4
November

Funeral Service

Wednesday, November 4, 2009
Ironside Funeral Home, Inc.
342 Main Street
Oneida, New York, United States
Wednesday
4
November

Interment at: Grove Cemetery

Wednesday, November 4, 2009
Grove Cemetery
Irish Ridge Rd.
Durhamville, New York, United States