James A. Borne, 75, of Rostraver Township, died Saturday, January 8, 2022. Born in Monongahela Hospital on December 25, 1946, he was the son of the late Angelo and Suedel (Rhoades) Borne.
Jim was a 1964 graduate of Monongahela High School. He worked construction and was a member of the Laborer's Union Local No. 373 for 50 years. After retirement, he was a Warehouse Manager for Cost Corporation and drove bus for Matthews Bus Lines for 9 years. He was an avid outdoorsman and enjoyed hunting and fishing and his dogs, Chico and Tallie; was a member of the Pymatuning Sportsman Club. He honorably served his country with the US Army and was a linguist in Thailand during the Vietnam era, speaking Spanish and Vietnamese. He was a lifetime member of the Monongahela VFW Post 1409. Jim was a loving husband, father and grandfather and was very proud of his daughters and sons-in-law. His grandchildren played a very special part in his life.
He is survived by his wife, Bernadette M. (Munzek) Borne; daughters, Angela (John) Schoener of Uniontown and Laura (William) Ryan of Washington; grandchildren, Will and Elle Ryan and Andrew, Claire and Wyatt Schoener; siblings, Bobbie Sue Gallagher of Pittsburgh, Michael (Ceil) Borne of Finleyville, Ray Borne of McMurray, Susan (Andy) Ianno of Peters Twp. and Robert (Susan) Borne of Finleyville.
Friends will be received on Tuesday from 6 to 8 p.m. in the James C. Stump Funeral Home Inc., 580 Circle Drive, Rostraver Township (724-929-7934) www.jamesstumpfuneralhome.com where a Funeral Service will be held on Wednesday at 12 p.m. with Rev. David J. Nazimek officiating. Following the service, Military Honors will be conducted by the US Army.