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September 21, 2013

Catherine Rose Meade Borden

The Daily Star

---- — Catherine Rose Meade Borden

LEXINGTON, Ky. — Catherine “Kay” Borden died on Aug. 5, 2013, in Lexington, Ky., from complications of Parkinson’s disease.

She was born on April 17, 1924, in Horseheads, the daughter of Frank and Rose Meade of Pine Valley. Kay graduated from Horseheads High School in 1942, and then moved to Oneonta, where she met and married Ray Borden and raised a family.

In 1964, Kay graduated from the Practical Nursing School of Oneonta and worked as a licensed practical nurse at A.O. Fox Memorial Hospital.

She was president of the Otsego County Division of the LPN of New York from 1968 to 1972. In 1973, Kay moved to Florida, continuing her dedicated work as an LPN.

Ray died in Florida in 1999.

In 2005, Kay moved to Lexington, Ky., where she lived very happily until her final illness in June of 2013.

Kay is survived by her son, Joe; her daughters, Jean and Janice; her granddaughters, Erin and Cindy; her grandson, Guy; her great-grandchildren, Dominic and Ava. Also Kay has many loving nieces, nephews and cousins in the Horseheads area.

A memorial service for Kay will be held in East Worcester Cemetery at 1 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 12,  followed by dinner at Brooks’ House of Bar-B-Q’s in Oneonta.