Sean P. Borys, 41, of Deep River, Conn., and formerly of Dallas, died unexpectedly Saturday, Feb. 9, 2013, of cardiac arrest while shoveling snow at his residence.
Born March 16, 1971, in Norwich, Conn., he was the son of Kathleen Leonard Borys and Simon Borys of Mystic, Conn. Sean attended Lake-Lehman High School and King's College and graduated from Luzerne County Community College , earning his associates degree in engineering.
He was employed by Greenwald Industries, Chester, Conn., for several years.
Besides his parents, Sean is survived by a sister, Ruthanne Thompson, Norwich, Conn.; brother, David, West Wyoming; six nieces and nephews; aunts, uncles and cousins; his close cousin, Mary Burns, Kingston; and his dear friend, Beth Fitzsimmons, Deep River, Conn.
He was predeceased by his brother, Michael.
Sean was a gentle, caring soul who always found the best in people. He was a loving son and brother as well as an organ and tissue donor, who gave in death as he did in life.
He will be missed.
A Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Tuesday at St. Therese Church, 64 Davis St., Shavertown. Burial will follow at St. Mary's Byzantine Cemetery, Dallas.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to St. Vincent de Paul Kitchen, c/o Catholic Social Services, 33 E. Northampton St., Wilkes-Barre, PA 18701, or to Pennsylvanians For Human Life, 31 Hanover St., Wilkes-Barre, PA 18702.