Feb. 9, 2013
Sean P. Borys, 41, of Deep River, Conn., and formerly of Dallas, died unexpectedly on Saturday, Feb. 9, 2013, of cardiac arrest while shoveling snow at his residence.
Born on March 16, 1971 in Norwich, Conn., he was a son of Kathleen (Leonard) Borys and Simon Borys of Mystic, Conn.
Sean attended Lehman High School and King's College, and graduated from Luzerne County Community College, earning his associate's degree in engineering. He was employed with Greenwald Industries in Chester, Conn., for several years.
Sean was a gentle, caring soul who always found the best in people. He was a loving son and brother as well as an organ and tissue donor who gave in death as he did in life. He will be missed.
He was preceded in death by his brother, Michael.
In addition to his parents, Sean is survived by a sister, Ruthanne Thompson, Norwich; brother, David, West Wyoming; six nieces and nephews; aunts; uncles; cousins, including his close cousin, Mary Burns, Kingston; and his dear friend, Beth Fitzsimmons, Deep River.
A funeral Mass will be celebrated Tuesday at 10 a.m. at St. Therese Church, 64 Davis St., Shavertown. Burial will follow at St. Mary's Byzantine Cemetery in Dallas.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to St. Vincent de Paul Kitchen, c/o Catholic Social Services, 33 E. Northampton St., Wilkes-Barre, PA 18701 or to Pennsylvanians for Human Life, 31 Hanover St., Wilkes-Barre, PA 18702.