2009-08-15 / Obituaries

John William Borland, Jr.

John William Borland, Jr., age 59 of Thornville, passed away on August 5, 2009, at the Autumn At The Lake Healthcare Center, Thornville.

John was born on October 30,

Obituaries 1949, in Chicago, IL to the late John "Jack" W. and Jean Elaner (Davis) Borland, Sr. John served in the US Navy during the Vietnam War. He was a 1967 graduate of Sheridan High School, a member of the Rushcreek Golf Course for many years, former member of the Thornville Volunteer Fire Department and EMT, and was an avid sports fan especially of the NY Yankees.

John is survived by his sons, John (Emily) Borland, III, and Matt (Mary Ellen) Borland; brothers, Dave (Donna) Borland and Joe Borland; grandchildren, Korina, Josh, and Enzo; niece, Jesse; nephew, Bryan; and special friend, Arnold "the dog".

The family would also like to extend a special thanks to life long friend, Steve Ginn for all his help and compassion during this difficult time.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Mary Rebecca "Becky" (Kelber) Borland in 2006.

A graveside and military service was held on Saturday August 8, 2009, at at the Lutheran Reformed Cemetery, Thornville, with Pastor Doug Lynn officiating.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Hospice of Central Ohio, 2269 Cherry Valley Rd. SE, Newark, OH 43055-9925.

Online condolences to: boringsheridanfuneralhomes. com

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