Betty W. BorstJune 13,2013Betty W. Borst
Betty W. Borst, 81, died June 12, 2013, at her home in Rutland.
She was born in Rutland, Nov. 24, 1931, daughter of C. Albert and Agnes (Sullivan) Walsh.
Betty was a 1949 graduate of Mount St. Joseph Academy.
She was employed by New England Telephone Co. for many years.
She was a member of Christ the King Church, and the Sodality of the Most Holy Rosary.
Betty was also a member of The Telephone Pioneers of America.
Surviving are two brothers, Francis Walsh and his wife, Betty of Rutland, and the Rev. Raymond D. Walsh of Rutland; three stepdaughters; two nieces, Dianne Chaloux of Bennington, and Patty; and grand-nephews.
She was predeceased by her husband, Thomas F. Borst on Aug. 30, 2007; a nephew, Michael Walsh and a niece, Maureen Buck.
A funeral Mass will be held Friday, June 14, at 10 a.m. in Christ the King Church.
Burial will follow in Calvary Cemetery.
At Betty’s request, there are no calling hours.
Memorial contributions may be made to Mount St. Joseph Academy Development Fund, Convent Avenue, Rutland, VT 05701.
Arrangements are under the direction of the Clifford Funeral Home.
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