Ronald K. Borger
October 3, 2016
Dr. Ronald K. Borger, 81, a resident of 822 Washington Street, Huntingdon, PA went to be with the Lord at 8:11 AM, Monday, October 3, 2016 at his home.
Born September 21, 1935 in Curwensville, PA. He was the son of the late Kenneth & Evelyn (Howell) Borger. He was united in marriage to Paulette Steel of Union Twp., Huntingdon County on February 3, 1967 at the Huntingdon Presbyterian Church. Mrs. Borger survives at their residence.
Dr. Borger is survived by three children. Ronald K. Borger, II of Williamsport, PA, Arlette Records, of New Hampshire, and Bryan Borger and wife Gwen, of Huntingdon. He is also survived by a brother, Dennis Borger, of Curwensville, P A. There are six grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.
He was a member of the Huntingdon Presbyterian Church.
He graduated from Curwensville Joint High School in 1953. While in High School he lettered in baseball, basketball, and football and earned metals in 3 district choruses, 1 state chorus, 2 district bands, 1 state band, and 1 district orchestra. He was also Vice President of his senior class.
He joined the United States Naval Reserve on December 18, 1952 and was discharged for the convenience of the Government to enlist in the United States Air Force in December of 1953. He then joined the United States Air Force on January 14, 1954 and was discharged in January 1958 with the rank of Staff Sgt.
Dr. Borger obtained his PA Educational Requirements in Physics, Chemistry, and Biology at Moline, Illinois Community College and Muscatine, Iowa Community College. He graduated from Palmer College of Chiropractic in Davenport, Iowa in 1963 with his degree of DC. While in college he was awarded a Basketball Scholarship and served as a class officer and a member of the Student Council.
Dr. Borger opened his office in Huntingdon in April of 1964 and retired in September of 1997.
He loved trout fishing and playing golf. He was a charter member of the Standing Stone Golf Club, also, at times a member of the Mt. Union Country Club, and Huntingdon Country Club.
Private graveside services will be held at the convenience of the family at Cassville Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers contributions can be made in his name to the Huntingdon County Humane Society 11371 School House Hollow Road, Huntingdon, PA 16652 or to Home Nursing Agency Hospice, 9492 William Penn Highway, Suite 1, Huntingdon, PA 16652. Funeral arrangements are under the direction of the Robert I. McClain Funeral Home, Cassville, PA.