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Helen V. Bors

Helen V. Bors, 93, a lifelong resident of Lorain County, passed away Sunday, June 30, 2013, surrounded by her loving family. She was born December 10, 1919, in Lorain, to Frank and Mary (nee Kurtz) Kerecz.

Helen made her career as a hardworking waitress, working for over 20 years at the Evans Grille in Lorain. She was a member of St. Vincent De Paul Catholic Church, Elyria. Helen was an extremely faithful women; she was the perfect example of following God's teachings, always showing love and forgiveness. With her huge heart and her love of cooking and baking, she welcomed everyone in her home and took great pride in taking care of all of those who entered. Besides baking and cooking (especially Hungarian dishes), she enjoyed tending to her flower gardens. By far, her family was her greatest joy.

She is survived by her sons, Eugene (Kathleen) Bors, of Vermilion and Charlie Bors, of Elyria; daughters, Elizabeth "Betty" (Darryl) Cassidy, of Vermilion, Rosemary (Chet) Ziniewicz, of Spencer, Christine Bors, of LaGrange and Mary Lou Bors, of Elyria; 14 grandchildren; 24 great grand children; four great great grandchildren; and her brother, Chuck Kerecz, of Lorain.

Helen was preceded in death by her husband, Charles Bors; daughter, Patricia Marie Bors Pavlich; brothers, Paul, Frank and Steve Kerecz; and her sister, Mary Olah.

The Bors family will receive friends Friday, July 5, 2013, from 2 until 8 P.M., in the Dovin Reber Jones Funeral & Cremation Center, 1110 Cooper Foster Park Road, Amherst. Closing prayers will be said Saturday, July 6, 2013, at 8:45 A.M., in the funeral center, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 9:30 A.M., at St. Vincent De Paul Catholic Church, 41295 North Ridge Rd., Elyria. Reverend Father Donald Dunson, Pastor, will be the Celebrant. Interment will follow in Ridge Hill Memorial Park, Amherst Township.

Online condolences may be left for the Bors family at

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