Thelma Borkman Smolka

Obituary of Thelma R Borkman Smolka

Smolka - Thelma R. Borkman (nee Schurr) February 5, 2020; age 96; born in Clarence, NY on February 16, 1923. Thelma lived in Clarence until 1976 when she moved to Lakewood WA. Years later in 2009 she returned to her hometown; her final year at the Brothers of Mercy Nursing Home; wife of the late Joseph Smolka of Lakewood, WA and the late Donald Borkman of Clarence, NY; beloved mother of Bonnie (nee Borkman) (late Joseph) Bezila, Peter (Rita) Borkman, James (Gail) Borkman and the late Betsy (nee Borkman) (David) Hoople; loving step-mother of Michelle Woods and James Smolka; cherished grandmother of Michael (Evelyn) Metz, Donald (Carolyn) Metz, Steven Borkman, Matthew (Rozalia) Borkman, Kyra (nee Borkman) (Justin) Monteith, Peter (Amanda) Hoople, Emily Hoople and Steven (Christy) Tyo; dear sister of the late Grace Poulos and the late Ruth Schopf; dearest aunt of Susan, Paul, and Anne; also survived by nine great grandchildren, nieces and nephews; a memorial service will be Saturday February 15th, 11am at the Clarence United Methodist Church, 10205 Greiner Road (corner of Strickler Rd), Clarence, NY; flowers gratefully declined memorials may be made to the charity of the donors choice.
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Memorial Service

11:00 am
Saturday, February 15, 2020
Clarence United Methodist
10205 Greiner Rd
Clarence, New York, United States

Final Resting Place

Clarence United Methodist Church
10205 Greiner Rd
Clarence, New York, United States
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