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delbert borstDelbert “Del” Leon Borst, 73, of Yorktown, Virginia, passed away at his home on Monday, December 28, 2015, surrounded by his family.

Del is survived by his wife Gale of 54 years; son Donald Borst and his wife Lorie Borst of Yorktown, VA; daughter Annette Kosmowski and her husband John Kosmowski of Mercer, PA; and daughter Candi Skinner and her husband Brian Skinner of Yorktown, VA; six loving grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; and a sister Eileen Gale of Lebanon, NY.

Del’s best friend and “brother” was Edward Pinney, who provided unyielding support to him throughout his battle with leukemia.

Del retired from Siemens. Throughout his life, he was an avid hunter and fisherman. During retirement, he enjoyed gardening and began a small engine repair business. He spent countless hours volunteering his time to help friends and family.

The family will receive friends at Amory Funeral Home on Friday, January 1, 2016 from 6 to 8 p.m. A private memorial service will be held by the family.

In lieu of flowers, the family asked that you make a donation in his honor to the Newport News SPCA 523 J Clyde Morris Blvd. Newport News, VA 23601.

Please leave online condolences for the family at Amory Funeral Home.

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