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Robert W. Borell

Born June 5, 1930

Robert W. Borell, age 84, of Newark, DE, passed away on Friday, September 26, 2014.

Born in the Bronx, NY on June 5, 1930, Robert was the son of the late Dominick and Anna Borell. He honorably served his country in the US Army during the Korean War. After completing his education at NYU, Robert made his career as a chemical engineer with the DuPont Company and would retire after 30 plus years of service.

An avid sports fan, he absolutely loved baseball. Robert shared this passion by giving of his time and talents as a youth coach to the Babe Ruth Baseball League in Newark for over 30 years. A devoted and loving father, grandfather and great grandfather, he adored spending time with his beloved family.

In addition to his parents, Robert was preceded in death by his first wife, Marie Borell, second wife, Marian Borell, and son, Robert J. Borell. He is survived by his daughter, Lorraine Pedicone of Newark; longtime companion, Sabre Saidon; sister, Dorothy Borell of Toms River, NJ; 3 grandchildren; and 1 great granddaughter.

A committal service will be held at 1 pm on Thursday afternoon, October 2, 2014, at The Chapel of Delaware Veterans Memorial Cemetery, 2465 Chesapeake City Road, Bear, DE.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Greater Newark Baseball League, Inc., P.O. Box 7212, Newark, DE 19714.

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  • With deepest sympathy.

    Beth Schaen & Family

  • Dear Lorraine,

    I am so sorry to hear about your father. I know you will miss him dearly. He was a kind and loving person whom the children and I grew to love also. Please extend our sympathies to Aunt Dorothy.

    With love and sorrow,
    Katherine Schaen Borell

  • Pop pop I may not of known you for long, but you were a great loving person I ever met. I’m glad I got to know you and I will miss you so..

  • PopPop,
    Thank you so much for being the man that you are. I could not have asked for anyone better to be my PopPop and a PopPop to my daughter Aleesia. Thank you for always supporting me in everything I have ever done. We love you with all our heart’s and were truly blessed to have you in our lives. I know you will continue to watch over us and I can only pray that you are in a better place with Nanny loving us still. We love you always and forever.

  • I read the obituary about the loss of your loved one and I
    extend my sincere condolences.
    Death is truly an enemy but there is comfort in the Bible
    that “God will actually swallow up death forever and
    certainly wipe the tears from all faces.” Isaiah 25:8
    Hold onto the beautiful memories of Robert and continue
    to have the love and support from family and friends.