Patricia Ann Borcovan

McHENRY – Patricia Ann Borcovan, 80, of McHenry, passed away Thursday, Feb. 21, 2013, at home with her loving family.
She was born Nov. 28, 1932, in Chicago, to George Thomas and Leota Josephine (Clifton) Downey.
A longtime resident of McHenry, she was actively involved in the American Legion and VFW.
She was actively involved in the Viscount Drum and Bugle Corps and managed the organization for many years.
She was a diehard Cubs fan.
Employed by the McHenry Police Department, she retired in 1998.
She wrote and published a book of poetry in 2006.
She was very involved with her family and will be missed by all.
Survivors include her children, Mark Borcovan of Conover, Wis., David (Mary) Borcovan of Woodstock and Susan Hardy of McHenry; her grandchildren, Becky, Casey, Amanda, Sara, Shawn, Katrina, Shannon, Danielle and Colene; great-grandchildren, Dreyden, Abbey, Dimitri, Ryan, Avery, Kerrigan, Cadence, Paige and Peanut; brother, Robert (Linda) Downey of Phoenix; and sisters, Shirley Deneen of Hoffman Estates and Nancy (Tom) Caddick of North Aurora.
She was preceded in death by her parents; brothers, Tom and Richard Downey; and a sister, Sara Steege.
The visitation will be from 3:30 to 7:30 p.m. with a service and eulogy to be said at 7:15 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 26, at Colonial Funeral Home, 591 Ridgeview Drive, McHenry. Interment will be private for the family.
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Colonial Funeral Home & Crematory
591 Ridgeview Drive McHenry, IL 60050
(815) 385-0063
Published in the Northwest Herald from Feb. 24 to Feb. 25, 2013