Mary (Kulak) Borell

Mary H. Borell, 97, formerly of

Wyomissing Hills, lastly of Laureldale, passed away on Monday, September 10, 2018, in Berks Heim Nursing and Rebilitation surrounded by her loving


She was the beloved wife of the late Philip J. Borell, who passed away on January 7, 2006.

Born in Reading, Pa., she was the daughter of the late Bronislaw and Josephine (Kompa) Kulak.

Mary graduated in 1939 from Reading High School, was a member of St. Ignatius Loyola R.C.C. and was a former

volunteer for the American Red Cross.

She enjoyed camping vacations, family dinners and was an avid reader.

Mary worked as a salesperson for John Wanamakers and then Bon-Ton, both at the Berkshire Mall, until her


Mary is survived by her children: Cynthia A. Bennett, wife of Barry, of Laureldale, Lisa A., wife of Gregg Gault, of Whitfield, Maria P., wife of David DeTurck, of Exeter

Township, and Dr. Christopher W. Borell, husband of Beth, of Whitfield; nine grandchildren; and seven


She is predeceased by siblings: Geneva Latze, Helen Sroka, Cecelia Feeg, Kathryn Kulak and Bronislaw Kulak.

Visitation with family and friends will be held on

Monday, September 17, 2018, from 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. with a Mass of Christian Burial beginning at 10:30 a.m. in St. Ignatius Loyola Church, 2810 St. Albans Dr., Reading, PA 19608. Interment will be at Gethsemane Cemetery, Laureldale.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to St.

Ignatius Memorial Society using the address above. For

online condolences, please visit

Funeral Home

Lutz Funeral Home Inc
2100 Perkiomen Ave Reading, PA 19606
(610) 376-7121

Published in Reading Eagle from Sept. 12 to Sept. 16, 2018