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LORETTA BORSH, SCHOOL BUS DRIVER <br> JULY 31, 1928 -- OCT. 21, 2004

Loretta Borsh of Lackawanna, a retired school bus driver, died unexpectedly Thursday in Mercy Hospital. She was 76.

Born Loretta McNulty in Blasdell, she graduated from Lackawanna High School and was a lifelong are resident.

Mrs. Borsh had worked 19 years as a school bus driver for Frontier Central Schools, retiring in 2001.

She was a member of Catholic Daughters of America and an usher at St. Mary of the Lake Catholic Church. She also was a member of Armor Seniors, and the women's auxiliaries of Veterans of Foreign Wars and Post 527, American Legion, and Lake Shore Volunteer Fire Company.

Mrs. Borsh was a volunteer for the Erie County Board of Elections and a member of the Democratic Women's Association. She was past president of the Society for the Preservation and Encouragement of Barber Shop Quartet Singing in America Booster Club; her husband, the late Robert M. Sr., had sung with the Buffalo Queen City Chordsmen for 35 years.

He died in 1998.

Survivors include a son, Robert M. Jr. of The Woodlands, Texas; five daughters, Donna Cline of Orchard Park, Lori Nediceyuva of Lakeview, Judy Birdsong of Montgomery, Texas, Kathleen McMullen of Land O'Lakes, Fla., and Diane of Tucson, Ariz.; a sister, Ginger Kacmarski of Blasdell; a brother, Jack McNulty of Amherst; and 13 grandchildren.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be offered at 9:30 a.m. Monday in St. Mary of the Lake Church, S-4737 Lake Shore Road, Hamburg, following prayers at 8:45 in Kaczor Funeral Home, 5453 Southwestern Blvd., Hamburg. Burial will be in St. Vincent's Cemetery, Evans.


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