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Recent obituaries: Patricia A. Borders, Mary Susan Carey

Patricia A. Borders
of Chelsea, Michigan

Passed away at the Chelsea Retirement Community on June 11, 2021. She was born the daughter of John and Hazel (Slane) Dvorak on April 29,1939 in Ann Arbor, Michigan.

She married Gene “Ron” Borders on September 6, 1958 in Ann Arbor, Michigan, and he preceded her in death in July of 2015. Pat was a lifelong member of St. Mary Catholic Church where she was a member of the Ladies of St. Mary, and worked many funeral luncheons.

She was a volunteer at the Chelsea Community Hospital for over 20 years and a member of Church Women United. Pat enjoyed working outside in her garden, growing all kinds of flowers, and was a proud member of German Park and worked there for many years.

Mass of Christian Burial will take place at St. Mary Catholic Church on Wednesday, June 16, 2021 at 11:00 a.m. with V. Rev. Dr. W. J. Canon Turner officiating. The family will receive friends at the Staffan-Mitchell Funeral Home on Tuesday, June 15, 2021 from 6-8 p.m. Burial will follow at Mt Olivet Cemetery in Chelsea.

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Mary Susan Carey, age 78, passed away Monday, June 7, 2021, at Michigan Medicine in Ann Arbor.

She was born Nov. 28, 1942, in Utica, New York, the daughter of Ambrose Francis and Marian Louise (Wells) Carey.

She grew up in Whitesboro, NY, where she was a member of the girl scouts and worked in the summer as the local playground director.

Mary Susan graduated from Whitesboro Central School and the Utica College branch of Syracuse University with her bachelor’s degree in education. She was a member of ‘Upstagers’, a local theater group, and the Utica College Gaslighters theater group, where she made many lifelong friends.

A memorial service will be held later this summer. Burial will be at Mt. Olivet Cemetery, Whitesboro, NY.

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