Josephine â€œJosieâ€ Borek, 85; formerly of Fulton and more recently of Arizona died Friday at Village Oaks Memory Care of Chandler, AZ.
She was born in Skaneateles, NY and has been a life-long Fulton resident. Mrs. Borek was employed with Mirabitoâ€™s Store, Fulton for 42 years and was a bookkeeper with Oswego County Opportunities until her retirement in 1989. She was a member of the PLAV, and Catholic Daughters. She was also a past member of Holy Family Church, St. Michaelâ€™s Church and the Altar Rosary Society. She was pre-deceased by her son Michael Borek.
Mrs. Borek is survived by her husband of 64 years Ralph Borek of Fulton, children: Karen (Neil Samson) Borek of Fulton, NY Joanne (Hans) van der Mars of AZ, Jim (Doreen Lumbra) Borek of Centereach, NY, daughter-in-law Valerie Borek of Antioch, TN, siblings Phillip Manitta and Dominic Manitta both of Fulton, NY Mary Jonientz, and Anna Koczan both of Liverpool, NY and Emily St. Phillips and Lucille Runeare both of Fulton, NY 2 granddaughters, 4 grandsons, 3 great granddaughters, and 4 great grandsons and numerous nieces and nephews.
Funeral Services will be conducted Monday at 9:30 AM in Holy Trinity Church, Fulton where a Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated. Burial will be in St. Maryâ€™s Cemetery, Fulton, NY. Calling hours will be held Sunday 3:00 â€“6:00 at the Sugar Funeral Home, Inc., 224 W. 2nd St. S. Fulton.
Contributions may be made to the Alzheimerâ€™s Association National Office 225 N. Michigan Ave., Floor 17, Chicago, IL 60601.