Robert Bors, age 68, of Newark, DE, passed away on Sunday, October 14, 2018.
Born in Wilmington on May 24, 1950, Bob was the son of the late, Jesse J. Bors and Catherine (Lynam) Bors of Elsmere.
He graduated from Conrad High School, Class of 1968, and completed his studies in the inaugural class of Delaware Technical Community College, Northern Campus, Wilmington in 1970.
Bob proudly served his country in the United States Air Force from 1971-1974 during the Vietnam Conflict. After his service, he worked as an electrician for the Pennsylvania Railroad and Amtrak until his retirement.
He was a sports enthusiast and an avid Eagles fan. On game day, he was ready for a challenging football game and a fun tailgate gathering with family. In his retirement, Bob stayed active by exercising and socializing at the HAC, and line dancing with his wife, Carol, and many friends.
Bob is survived by his loving wife of 38 years, Carol Schiavello Bors; his beloved daughter, Kristina Bors, Newark; sister, Marianne Bors Kellner, Wilmington; aunt, Ann Redahan, Dover Plains, NY; cousins, Wilmington and New York; extended family, Mary Ann and Bill Connell, Newark; Michael Schiavello and family, Hockessin; dear nieces and nephews Kristy Hutton (Mark), Christine Kellner (Paul), Mary Beth Connell; and great-nieces Ava, Ellie, Grace, Emma, and many friends.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Friday October 19th, 2018 at 11 A.M where a visitation will begin at 10 A.M. at St. John the Beloved Church, 907 Milltown Road Wilmington, DE 19808. Burial will be private. In lieu of flowers, contibutions may be to St. John the Beloved School, 907 Milltown Road, Wilmington, DE 19808. Online condolences may be made at mealeyfuneralhomes.com