Age 71 of Horseheads, NY passed away on Saturday June 15. 2013. Larry was born on August 22, 1941 in Harriman, TN the son of the late Clarence Denton and Ovalene Reynolds Borum. He married his wife Joanne Herko Borum on April 4, 1964 and recently celebrated their 49th Wedding Anniversary. Mr. Borum was a Veteran
serving his country with the U.S. Marine Corps
from 1961-1966 during the Vietnam War
. He was a retired Corrections Officer for the NYS Department of Correction in Elmira, NY. Larry was a member of the Horseheads Elks Lodge
#2297. He was pre-deceased by his sister Polly Barnett. Larry loved his family and cherished the times spent with them. Larry is survived by his loving wife Joanne Herko Borum; daughter: Cynthia Friedman of Glen Cove LI, NY; granddaughter Lauren Friedman and grandson Andrew Friedman of Glen Clove, LI, NY; brothers and sisters-in-law: Jerry and Betsy Borum of Harriman, TN; Paul and Sonya Borum of Oakridge, TN; sister and brother-in-law: Brenda and Allen Webb of Oakridge, TN; sisters-in-law and brothers-in-law: Veronica "Ronnie" Lepkowski of Pine Valley, NY; Grace and Robert Shepard of Horseheads, NY; Joseph Herko of Avondale, AZ; several nieces, nephews, cousins and a host of caring friends. It was Larry's wish that no prior calling hours. Interment and Graveside Services will be held on Saturday June 29, 2013 at 10 AM at St. Mary Our Mother Cemetery where Full Military Honors will be accorded Mr. Borum. Those wishing may remember Larry through donations to the Chemung County Humane Society & SPCA 2435 State Route 352 Elmira, NY 14903 or to the
1316 College Avenue Elmira, NY 14901. Arrangements entrusted to the LYNCH FUNERAL HOME 318 WEST BROAD STREET HORSEHEADS, NY.