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DOLORES BORAWSKI Dolores A. Borawski, 87, departed this life July 29, 2012 at Dock Woods Community, Lansdale. She had been suffering from Alzheimer's disease since 2009. Dolores was born June 20, 1925 in Staten Island, NY, the daughter of Gaetano and Adeline Spina. The family moved to Philadelphia in the mid-1920's where her father started a neighborhood grocery. She was a graduate Dobbins Technical High School in Philadelpha and worked for a time at the Sears accounting department. Dolores married Joseph C. Borawski in August of 1954 and the couple soon settled in a newly constructed home in the Lansdale Estates development in Upper Gwynedd Township. Dolores is survived by her daughters, Janet Miner of Lansdale, Eileen MacMullen of Trumbauersville, and Karen McConnell of Chaumont, NY; and her sons, Joseph Borawski, Jr. of Hatfield and Thomas Borawski of Glenside. Dolores is also survived by twelve grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. A Memorial Service will be held August 8 at Marjeane Caterers, 320 South Broad Street, Lansdale from 11:30 AM to 2:30PM. Burial service will take place at Whitemarsh Memorial Park, 1169 Limekiln Pike, Ambler at 3:15 PM. Please contact Huff & Lakjer Funeral Home, Lansdale at 215-855-3311 for more information. Thirty years ago, when Dolores' son Thomas shipped out overseas, he found a note in his bag from his mother: If you have observed your "Ma," for the past, almost Twenty Years....you know my touch is light, but my heart is big....I'll always be there, anywhere, if you need me.

Published in The Reporter on Aug. 6, 2012
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