July 21, 1936 - December 30, 2014
Koontz Lake - Arthur J. Borrelli, Jr., 78, of St. James City, FL, formerly of Koontz Lake, passed away Tuesday, December 30, 2014 in Cape Coral Hospital, Cape Coral, FL. Art was born July 21, 1936, in Chicago Heights, IL, to Arturo and Josephine (Foushi) Borrelli, Sr. On May 3, 1958, in Chicago, IL, he was married to the former Dolores Banasiak, who preceded him in death. On June 6, 1987, in Plymouth, IN, he was married to Beverly Raffel, who preceded him in death. He was also preceded in death by his parents; one daughter, Ann Marie Borrelli; and siblings, Lou Borrelli, Frances Sinke, John Borrelli, and Antoinette Rynearson. Survivors include two daughters, Terri (Brian) Schmeltz of Walkerton and Denise (Jerry) Johnson of LaPorte; two sons, Joe Borrelli of Koontz Lake and Andy (Kris) Borrelli of LaPorte; grandchildren, Alicia (Evan) Adams, Chad Williams, Anthony Borrelli, Amanda Schmeltz, Michael Schmeltz, Rebecca (Kyle) McKinney, Daniel Johnson, Kate Borrelli, and Jack Borrelli; and one great-grandchild, Judah Adams. Art was a retired union steelworker with the Local #12775, from Northern Indiana Public Service Company. He was a former Koontz Lake Fire Department Chief, Starke County Library Board member, Starke County Councilman, Starke County Commissioner, and Starke County Democratic Central Committee member and Democrat State Convention delegate. He was also a member of the Koontz Lake Lions Club and a trustee at St. John's Episcopal Church, Pine Island, FL. Funeral services will be Saturday, January 3, 2015 at 1:00 p.m. (Central Time) in Rannells Funeral Home, Koontz Lake Chapel. Burial will follow at the Woodlawn Cemetery, Walkerton. Friends may call Saturday from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. A Masonic service will be conducted at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be given to the Starke County Library.
Koontz Lake - Arthur J. Borrelli, Jr., 78, of St. James City, FL, formerly of Koontz Lake, passed away Tuesday, December 30, 2014 in Cape Coral Hospital, Cape Coral, FL. Art was born July 21, 1936, in Chicago Heights, IL, to Arturo and Josephine... View Obituary & Service Information
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