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Catherine Patricia "Scotty" Corrigan Borys
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Birth: Mar. 4, 1921
Glasgow
Glasgow City, Scotland
Death: Oct. 25, 2007
Suffield
Hartford County
Connecticut, USA

Catherine Patricia "Scotty"(Corrigan) Borys, 86, of Suffield, CT, wife of the late Walter A. Borys, died peacefully on Thursday (October 25, 2007), after a short illness. She was the daughter of the late John and Mary Ann (Jones) Corrigan. Growing up in pre-WWII Glasgow, Scotland, she enjoyed dancing and seeing the latest movies. She worked in precise milling during the war years. Cathie was a war bride, coming to America aboard the Queen Elizabeth II, and settled in Suffield with Walter in 1946. Cathie was proud of her Scottish heritage and her American citizenship. She retired after 30 years of service in aerospace electronics at Hamilton Standard in Windsor Locks, Connecticut. Cathie was an active member of the Hamilton Standard Retirees Club for many years. She was an avid and skilled bowler, and a regular participant with Walter in reunions all over the country, of the 793rd Military Police Battalion. An enthusiastic reader, she also knitted numerous exquisite Afghans. Cathie was a member of the AARP Senior Center in Houston, where she earned a certificate in computers. For a number of years after Walter's death, Cathie spent summers in Suffield, and winters in Houston. Cathie is survived by her loving son, James Walter Borys of Woburn, MA; loving daughter, Patricia Ann Brown, and husband Kurt, of Houston; grandchildren, Elizabeth and Martin Borys, and Belinda and Aimee Brown; siblings, Suzy Penman, and husband, Jimmy, of Glasgow; Ella Cochrane and husband, Jim, of Ft. Erie, Ontario, Canada; John Corrigan and wife, Margaret of New York. Nephews include John Corrigan, Jr., Douglas, Graham, David, and niece, Joan Bolds and husband, William. She was predeceased by her brother Tommy Corrigan and her nephew Craig Cochrane. Family and friends may gather on Tuesday, October 30th, 9 a.m. at the Nicholson & Carmon Funeral Home 443 East St. (Rte. 159) Suffield, CT; followed by a Mass of Christian Burial 10 a.m. at Sacred Heart Church, Suffield, CT. Burial will follow in St. Joseph Cemetery, Suffield, CT. Her family will receive friends on Monday, October 29th, from 2-4 & 6-8 p.m. at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, the family would welcome donations to the Suffield Mini-bus Reserve Fund 83 Mountain Rd. Suffield, CT 06078. 
 
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  Walter A Borys*
 
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Burial:
Saint Josephs Cemetery
Suffield
Hartford County
Connecticut, USA
 
Created by: Sorella
Record added: Jun 28, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 92731584
Catherine Patricia Scotty <i>Corrigan</i> Borys
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