Mark Borum, 43, of St. Joseph's Center, Swoyersville, died Saturday, May 25, 2013, in Wilkes-Barre General Hospital.
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Born Nov. 26, 1969 in Wilkes-Barre, he was the son of Virginia Mooney Borum and the late Joe Borum. Mark had attended St. Rocco's School in Pittston, the Palmer Street School in Wilkes-Barre, and later graduated from the special education program at the Wilkes-Barre Vocational Technical School. After graduation, Mark attended the Day Developmental Program, Creative Unlimited Possibilities, Senior Care, and most recently the St. Joseph Adult Day Program, both in Plains Township.
In addition to his mother, Virginia, Mark is survived by his brother, Joseph, Nanticoke; a sister, Karen Parcinski, Duryea; nieces and nephews, Michael and Kara Parcinski; Abbigail, Nicholas, and Amy Borum; along with several aunts, uncles and cousins.
Mark's family would like to extend a thank you to Dr. Saeed and the nursing staff at Wilkes-Barre General Hospital's Intensive Care Unit and 7th floor. A special thank you is given to the many caregivers at St. Joseph's Center for the many years of care and guidance given to Mark. It is deeply appreciated by his family.
Funeral services will be private at the convenience of the family with entombment in St. Mary's Mausoleum, Hanover Township.
Mark's family invite all who desire to join them for a Celebration of Mark's life to be held from 5 to 7 p.m. Monday at McLaughlin– the Family Funeral Service, 142 S. Washington St., Wilkes-Barre.
Memorial contributions may be made to the St. Joseph's Center, 210 Adams Ave., Scranton, PA 18509.
Permanent messages and memories may be shared with Mark's family at www.celebratehislife.com.
McLaughlin's - The Family Funeral Service
142 South Washington Street Wilkes-Barre, PA 18701
Published in Citizens' Voice from May 26 to May 27, 2013