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William Varney Borst

June 8, 1947 ~ July 27, 2022 (age 75)

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Attorney William Varney Borst, age 75, a lifelong resident of Hebron, CT, passed away at his home surrounded by his loving family on July 27, 2022. William was born in Hartford on June 8, 1947; he was the son of the late William I. and Eleanor (Varney) Borst. He was a graduate of RHAM High School in Hebron and went on to complete undergraduate work at Hamline University in St. Paul, MN. He then returned to Hebron and earned his law degree from UCONN School of Law. William retired several years ago after a long and successful career as an attorney and legal counselor with the Kalom and Borst Law Office in Hebron. William’s true avocation, his passion and the great honor of his life was being a member of the Hebron Fire Department. Following in his father’s footsteps, he joined the department in 1964 at the age of 16. He later served as Fire Chief for 17 years and then served as Department Health & Safety Officer prior to retiring from active duty. This loss will be felt by those who knew William, and especially by his daughters, Alyson Suzanne Borst and her partner Errico Zeno Bachicha of Oakland, CA and Steffanie Borst and her partner Zak Devino of Burlington, VT; his sister, Sarah Borst of Falmouth, ME; his nephew Ethan Hoffmann and his family; his niece Rebecca Hoffmann Frances and her family; and several extended family members and friends. William was preceded in death by his wife Eva Lebaron. We will gather to celebrate William with a brief service, to be held at 11:00am on August 11th, 2022 at St. Peter's Cemetery. Following will be a celebration of life at Hebron Fire Department Company 1. Please bring stories to share. Donations in William’s memory may be made to the National Multiple Sclerosis Society and the Hebron Fire Department Special Equipment Fund

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Graveside Service
August 11, 2022

11:00 AM
St. Peters Episcopal Church
30 Church Street
Hebron, CT 06248


National MS Society
P.O. Box 4527, New York NY 10163

Hebron Fire Department Special Equipment Fund
P.O Box 911 44 Main Street, Hebron CT 06248

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