Ann M. Borden, 87, of Owensboro, Kentucky, died Thursday, August 9, 2012, at her home. She was born January 15, 1925, in Summit, New York, to the late Arthur and Helen Brooker. She was a cosmetologist, homemaker and was of the Catholic faith. She was preceded in death by her husband of 54 years, Howard J. Borden Sr. on January 29, 1998; by her son, Howard J. Borden Jr. in 1973; brothers, Kenneth, Gerald and Arthur Brooker; and a sister, Shirley Orsell.
She is survived by her daughter, Paulette Borden; grandson, Howard Borden IV; sister, Orpha Lowell; her forever daughter-in-law, Suzanne Palumbo; several nieces and nephews; and her faithful K-9 companion, Max. Her family sends a special thank you to Marsha Moore, Terri Wight and B.J. Wilson for the kindness shown to Mrs. Borden.
Services and burial will be in New York with burial in Evergreen Cemetery in Fonda. James H. Davis Funeral Home & Crematory in Owensboro, Ky. is in charge of arrangements. Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to the Humane Society, 3101 W. Second Street, Owensboro, KY 43201 or to S.O.C.K.S., P.O. Box 972, Gloversville, NY 12078. Online messages of condolence may be made at www.davisfuneralhome.com.