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Robert C. Borden, 75, of Mentor, passed away peacefully at his home with his family by his side October 12, 2016. He was born April 4, 1941 in Painesville.

Mr. Borden worked as a SAS Specialist at Progressive in the Commercial Auto Division. His hobbies were gardening, amateur geology, crafts and building toy models with his grandchildren.

Survivors are his wife, Kathleen; children, Gregory and Kellee Borden; and his grandchildren, Chloe Geiss and Riley, Addison and Cooper Borden.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Carl Borden and Julia Palinkas.

Funeral service will be held 11 a.m. Tuesday October 18, 2016 at the Brunner Sanden Deitrick Funeral Home & Cremation Center, 8466 Mentor Ave., Mentor.

The family will receive friends from 3-7 p.m. Monday at the funeral home.

Interment will be at Mentor Cemetery.

In memory of Robert memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of the Western Reserve, 17876 St. Clair Avenue, Cleveland 44110-2602, or donate online at

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