Obituaries

Maria G. Brountas
B: 1932-03-18
D: 2018-10-14
View Details
Brountas, Maria G.
Cecil Wilson
B: 1928-01-07
D: 2018-10-13
View Details
Wilson, Cecil
Betty Lou Robinson
B: 1935-05-10
D: 2018-10-12
View Details
Robinson, Betty Lou
Joseph Boulier
B: 1926-07-21
D: 2018-10-12
View Details
Boulier, Joseph
Elizabeth O'Connell
B: 1930-01-20
D: 2018-10-10
View Details
O'Connell, Elizabeth
Keith Loring Gove
B: 1933-09-18
D: 2018-10-10
View Details
Gove, Keith Loring
Ernest Eyles
B: 1951-06-28
D: 2018-10-10
View Details
Eyles, Ernest
Sandra Stevenson
B: 1943-03-23
D: 2018-10-09
View Details
Stevenson, Sandra
James Chick
B: 1951-11-28
D: 2018-10-09
View Details
Chick, James
Mary McPherson
B: 1927-06-08
D: 2018-10-08
View Details
McPherson, Mary
Suzanne Mock
B: 1934-09-03
D: 2018-10-08
View Details
Mock, Suzanne
Jane Reagan
B: 1964-01-27
D: 2018-10-07
View Details
Reagan, Jane
Richard 'Cos' Cosmos
B: 1952-10-20
D: 2018-10-07
View Details
Cosmos, Richard 'Cos'
Thomas Walsh
B: 1929-10-08
D: 2018-10-06
View Details
Walsh, Thomas
Blodwen "Bea" E. Treworgy
B: 1929-12-08
D: 2018-10-06
View Details
Treworgy, Blodwen "Bea" E.
Faith Louise Roderick
B: 1966-04-01
D: 2018-10-04
View Details
Roderick, Faith Louise
Daniel Powell
B: 1994-06-07
D: 2018-10-01
View Details
Powell, Daniel
Dorothy Marsh
B: 1927-10-29
D: 2018-10-01
View Details
Marsh, Dorothy
Kerry Quinn
B: 1969-05-30
D: 2018-09-28
View Details
Quinn, Kerry
Nathalie H. Perry
B: 1942-09-11
D: 2018-09-27
View Details
Perry, Nathalie H.
John Halloran
B: 1952-12-11
D: 2018-09-27
View Details
Halloran, John

Search

Use the form above to find your loved one. You can search using the name of your loved one, or any family name for current or past services entrusted to our firm.

Click here to view all obituaries
Search Obituaries

Proudly Serving

Bangor, Brewer, Orono, Hampden, and surrounding communities

The Memorial Candle Program has been designed to help offset the costs associated with the hosting this Tribute Website in perpetuity. Through the lighting of a memorial candle, your thoughtful gesture will be recorded in the Book of Memories and the proceeds will go directly towards helping ensure that the family and friends of Phyllis Borns can continue to memorialize, re-visit, interact with each other and enhance this tribute for future generations.

Thank you.

Cancel
Select Candle

Obituary for Phyllis Borns (Kuehl)

Phyllis  Borns (Kuehl)
Orono- Phyllis C. (Kuehl) Borns, 87, died peacefully February 27, 2018 at Dirigo Pines with her family by her side. She was born May 23, 1930, in Medford, Massachusetts, the daughter of Adolph Alexander Kuehl and Ella (Fritzsch) Kuehl.

Phyllis graduated as salutatorian of her class at Medford High School in 1948, and received an A.B. degree, magna cum laude, majoring in Sociology, at Jackson College for Women (Tufts University) in 1952.
After receiving her M.A. degree in Counselor Education from the University of Maine in 1983, she worked as a caseworker for Downeast Big Brothers/Big Sisters in Bangor, Maine, until her retirement in 1995.
She received the John W. Coombs Memorial Award, from the United Way of Eastern Maine, was a Named Gift recipient of the American Association of University Women Educational Foundation.

Throughout her adult life she was an ardent believer in volunteerism, helping in that capacity in many community activities, mostly revolving around her interest in the arts, especially in music and the theater, in cooking, and in her church where she was a member for 60 years.

Surviving is one daughter, Donna J. Moore and her husband, Kenneth, of Limerick, PA; three granddaughters, Kelly and Kirsten Moore, and Alexandra Borns; great granddaughter, Mary loda Borns Ferguson; great grandson, Marcus William Ferguson; two nieces and one nephew. She was predeceased by her son, Harold W. Borns, III, and daughter-in-law, Anne Borns, both of St. John, U.S. Virgin Islands; brother, Donald K. Kuehl of Manchester, CT.

The biggest treasures of her life were her children, her grandchildren, her great grandchildren, and her many friends.

A memorial service will be held 3:00 p.m. Friday, March 2, 2018 at the Church of Universal Fellowship, 82 Main St., Orono, with the Rev. Lorna Grenfell, celebrant. Those wishing to remember Phyllis in a special way may make gifts in her memory to the Church of Universal Fellowship, 82 Main Street, Orono, Maine 04473. Condolences to the family may be expressed at BrookingsSmith.com
Order Flowers
Recently Shared Condolences
Recently Lit Memorial Candles
Recently Shared Stories