A native of New Orleans and resident of Baton Rouge since 1960, Ned Borie passed away Friday, July, 5, 2013 at the age of 85 as a result of head injuries sustained from a fall while vacationing with his family in Italy. He was preceded in death by his parents Bernard S. Borie and Alphosine Ruth Borie and a brother Bernard S. Borie, Jr. Survived by his loving wife of 55 years Jeanne Mottram "Patsy" Borie, daughters Yvonne "Vonnie" Good and husband Larry, Louise Sprunk and fiance Hal Kilshaw, Adele Borie and husband Tad Mondale, and Renee Blanche and husband Frederick, and son Edward T. L. Borie, Jr. "Ted" and wife Andrea, 4 grandsons Daniel Sprunk, Taylor and Wells Borie and Alexander Blanche, a sister Lucille Langenbeck, 2 nephews, 4 nieces and numerous cousins. Mr. Borie received a degree in Chemical Engineering from Southwestern Louisiana Institute (now ULL) in 1948 and worked in the chemical engineering field before serving in the Army, stationed in Germany, in 1952 and 1953. He joined the firm of Walk, Haydel and Associates, Consulting Engineers in 1960 and remained with them until his retirement, rising to become a Senior Vice President. Ned was a devoted and loving husband and father and enjoyed nothing more than spending time with his family. He and Patsy were avid travelers and he was very involved within his community and with his church. Ned never met a stranger and loved sharing his knowledge and smile with everyone he encountered. Funeral services will be held at St. Luke's Episcopal Church, 8833 Goodwood Blvd., Baton Rouge, Tuesday, July, 9, with visitation beginning at 9:00 AM in Pope Hall and a service following at 11:00 AM. Arrangements by Rabenhorst East Funeral Home. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to St. Luke's Episcopal Church, The Baton Rouge Symphony Orchestra, Patrons of LSU Opera or Ozanam Inn of New Orleans.
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Published in TheAdvocate.com from July 6 to July 9, 2013