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Dorothy Diane Borrell, 95, Cliffside Park Resident

Dorothy Diane Borrell
Dorothy Diane Borrell Photo Credit: family of Dorothy Diane Borrell, via McCorry Brothers Funeral Home

CLIFFSIDE PARK, N.J. -- Dorothy Diane (Watt) Borrell, of Cliffside Park, died on Sunday, March 27. She was 95.

Borrell served in the British army veteran during World War II. "It was during this time when she met her beloved husband Samuel, who was serving as a U.S. Army soldier," information from the funeral home noted.

She is survived by her sons, Paul and his wife Linda Borrell, Peter Borrell and his partner Tony Proscio, and Donald Borrell and his wife Margo; grandchildren Vanessa Kelly and her husband Christopher, Joshua Zumbado, Jessica Siecieska and her husband Joseph, Armen and Ani Borrell; great-grandchildren Gavin Kelly, Evelyn Kelly and Joseph Siecieska.

Borrell was predeceased by her husband, Samuel Borrell, daughter Janet Borrell and sister Jean Johnson.

Visiting hours will be from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. on Tuesday, March 29, at McCorry Brothers Funeral Home, 780 Anderson Ave., in Cliffside Park. The funeral is from the funeral home on Wednesday at 9:15 a.m., with a 10 a.m. funeral mass at Church of the Epiphany, 247 Knox Ave., in Cliffside Park. Entombment will follow at Madonna Mausoleum, 2070 Hoefley’s Lane, in Fort Lee.

In lieu of flowers, the family asks that you visit the Arbor Day Foundation and donate to plant a tree in Borrell's memory: do so here.

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