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Marc Borzelleca

Mary Elizabeth Borzelleca

August 09, 1931 - February 11, 2022

We created a memorial to celebrate the life of Mary Elizabeth Borzelleca. Collecting your stories and memories here will offer us great comfort. Click on the heart to let us know you were here and to receive email updates. Thank you for contributing to this lasting memorial. A Christian wake will be held...  see more

OBITUARY
Mary Elizabeth Borzelleca, 90, died as she lived - quietly and peacefully, surrounded by family - on February 11, 2022. She was born in Philadelphia, PA, and moved to Richmond in 1959 when her husband, Dr. Joseph F. Borzelleca, accepted a position at the Medical College of Virginia. In their 67 years of marriage, Mary and Joseph explored the world and created a warm, welcoming home.   Mary will be remembered for her gentleness, soft...  see more
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  • Marc Borzelleca
    Carissima Maria, Arrivederci; Ci Vidiamo Presto (spero)
    (Dearest Mary, Good-bye; We Will See Each Other Soon [I hope])

    I loved your beauty, your virtue, your grace,
    Your twinkling eyes, ready smile and lovely face;
    Your wit, your charm, your generous...  more
  • Marc Borzelleca
    Thank you everyone who attended moms wake and funeral, and who contributed to her favorite charity, and for all the notes and texts and calls. I think I speak for everyone in our family when I say how overwhelmed and grateful we are for the support, what...  more
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  • Ronan Barrett
    We are so saddened to hear of your loss. Mary's gentility and grace was apparent to everyone who had the privilege of meeting her. She had a way of taking your hand and smiling at you that made you feel warm and loved. Our hearts go out to you and...  more
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    I learned from my mom not to judge others, and always find something good in them (sometimes that's harder than it seems). To leave a place better than you found it. To enjoy great food and the people you share it with. To value experiences over things....  more
  • Pamela Kirschner
    Such a lovely memorial to your Mother. My thoughts are with you.
  • Henry Burke
    I met Mary and Joe volunteering at St. Mary’s Hospital. With some others, we formed a little lunch club. Mary was happy to add her wit and her loving appreciation but usually enjoyed being asked. With Mary and Joe, it has always been food, fun,...  more
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    Mary, My Thornless Rose

    The perfect woman, divinely planned
    To love, to comfort, to understand,
    A precious gem of inestimable worth
    You made me the happiest man on earth.
    Your soft, sweet voice and gentle ways
    Were bright sunshine in all my days.
    My...  more
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  • Marilyn Hall
    Dear Joe and Family. Please accept our Deepest Sympathy. My husband Bill Hall is a Colleague and good friend of Joe's. Mary gave me a wonderful tour around Salt Lake City many years ago when we were on business trip with our husbands. Joe's Love for Mary...  more
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    Your mom (and dad) have graced so so many with their open, loving, creative, adventurous, and accepting arms. Mary left a wide wake of beauty and strength and compassion wherever she walked. I was one lucky enough to grow under her nurturance. Sending my...  more
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