- The ‘Great Eastern Wizard’ of the Park House hotel
- Manheim woodworker crafts bodies for Martin Guitar
- Siblings homeless after being separated 40 years
- Going, going, gone! Local beer events selling out quickly
- ‘American Idiot’ at EPAC
- Finally: the Ephrata Brewfest!
- The fallout of 11 MC bomb threats
- Memorial Day Parade
- Second Friday the 13th
- Farmers market opens May 21
Michael Philip Borman, Sr.
74, former U.S. Marine, electrician
Michael Philip Borman, Sr., 74, of Rothsville, passed away Tuesday, July 30, 2013 at Lancashire Hall, Lancaster. He was the husband of the late Joyce (Matthews) Borman.
Born in Lancaster on June 26, 1939, Michael was a son of the late Harry and Dorothy Mae (Schaeffer) Borman.
He was a graduate of Elizabethtown High School Class of 1957. Michael worked as an electrician through the International Brothers of Electrical Workers Local 414. He worked at various electrical plants, working last at Limerick Power Plant. He also served in the United States Marine Corps, serving in Okinawa, Japan and was involved in the Lancaster County Marine Corp Detachment Unit. Michael’s hobbies included driving trips to the Middle Creek Wildlife Project, the outdoors and ballroom dancing. He also enjoyed animals, playing cards, bingo and bird watching. He was a huge John Wayne fan and Dallas Cowboys football fan. He will always be remembered as a hard worker and good provider until his stroke in 1987.
Michael is survived by three children: JoAnne Pearsall (Thomas) of Lititz; Karen Borman, of St. Augustine, Fla. and Michael P. Borman, Jr. (Donna Selig) of Ephrata; four grandchildren: Grant, Philip and Bryan Pearsall and Miranda Perez (Noel) and three great-grandchildren: Alexis and Alylah Perez and Riley Pearsall. Michael is also survived by his sister-in-law: Diana (Matthews) Foley of Austin, Texas and two brothers-in-law: Abram Horst of Elizabethtown and James Matthews of Reedsville.
In addition to his wife, he was preceded in death by a brother-in-law: Raymond Matthews of Lewistown.
A graveside service and interment were held Aug. 3 at Longeneckers Cemetery.
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