January 27, 1915 - July 31, 2006
Mrs. Esther Dorothy (Hermance) Bornak, 91, of 25 Velma Ave. Pittsfield, died Monday afternoon at Springside of Pittsfield following a short illness. She was born in Pittsfield on January 28, 1915, daughter of the late Andrew and Frieda (Lubold) Hermance, and graduated from Pittsfield High School. Mrs. Bornak worked in several of the cafeterias in the Pittsfield School System for several years before leaving to work in the sample department of Schaeffer-Eaton Paper Corp. for 21 years, until her retirement. She was a lifelong member of Zion's Evangelical Lutheran Church in Pittsfield, where she was a member of its Esther Circle and a former member of its Altar Guild for 25 years. She was a member of the German-American Club of Berkshire County, RSVP at the Senior Center, and the Women's Club of the Berkshires, where she was elected Volunteer of the Year for 2006. Her husband, Rudolph P. Bornak, whom she married on December 31st, 1936, died on September 12, 1988. She is survived by 1 Daughter - Martha C. Hathaway, of Pittsfield; 2 Grandchildren - Rona Mitchell of Pittsfield, and Andrew Hathaway of Oneonta, New York; 5 Great Grandchildren whom she dearly loved- Clarissa, Sawyer and Alton Mitchell and Treyton and Brent Hathaway; and her beloved companion, her dog, Angel. A memorial service celebrating Esther's life will be conducted Saturday, August 5th, at 11:00 AM in Zion's Evangelical Lutheran Church, 74 First St. Pittsfield, by Rev. Dr. Peter D. Boehringer, Pastor. Burial will follow in Pittsfield Cemetery. Calling hours are Saturday morning from 10:00 to 11:00 AM at the church. Relatives and friends are invited to attend. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Memorial and Gift Fund at Zion's Evangelical Lutheran Church. The AUGE-PACIOREK-SIMMONS Funeral Home, 13 Hoosac St. Adams, MA 01220, is in charge of arrangements.
Mrs. Esther Dorothy (Hermance) Bornak, 91, of 25 Velma Ave. Pittsfield, died Monday afternoon at Springside of Pittsfield following a short illness. She was born in Pittsfield on January 28, 1915, daughter of the late Andrew and Frieda (Lubold)... View Obituary & Service Information
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