Mary Earline Post Borsare

September 10, 2013

Mary Earline Post Borsare

Member of Elm Grove U.M. Church

Mary Earline Post Borsare, 85, of Valley Grove, W.Va., formerly of Claysville and Lantana, Fla., died Monday, September 9, 2013, following a two-year illness.

She was born January 15, 1928, in Washington, a daughter of Samuel E. Post Sr. and Mary Nellie Canan Post.

Mrs. Borsare was employed for 22 years at Bell South Telephone Co. and retired in 1988. She also worked as a clerk at W.T. Grants Store in Florida for 16 years.

She was a member of Elm Grove United Methodist Church and National Association of Retired Federal Employees, The Pioneer of America.

Mrs. Borsare crocheted bandages and knitted liners for soldier’s helmets in Afghanistan. She also made bears for children in homes and hospitals and ditty bags for the VA hospitals.

In July 1972, she married Colie Borsare, who died October 12, 1992.

Surviving are a brother, Samuel E. Post Jr. of Claysville; three sisters, Nellie Marie Snyder of Washington, JoAnn Lilley of West Alexander, Jean (John) McCollough of Claysville; and several nieces and nephews.

Deceased is a infant son, to her first husband Frank Eastham, who is also deceased.

At the request of the deceased, there will be no public visitation. Arrangements are being handled by William G. Neal Funeral Homes Ltd., 925 Allison Ave., Washington. Additional information and guest book are available at



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