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.