Magda Lucille Bornholz
Magda Lucille Bornholz
  • May 31, 1941 - September 15, 2017
  • Virginia

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Magda Lucille (Dampman) Bornholz, 76, of Stuarts Draft, Virginia, passed away on Friday, September 15, 2017 at Shenandoah Nursing and Rehab.

She was born in Mt. Kisco, New York on May 31, 1941, a daughter of the late David and Helen (Carson) Dampman.

Magda was a member of Mahopac United Methodist Church, New York and Calvary United Methodist Church, where between the two churches she taught Sunday school and volunteered with the food pantry. Before retirement, Magda worked as a Bank Officer for 32 years with Mahopac National Bank. She greatly enjoyed art, traveling, and bird watching, including being able to identify the many types of birds. Magda also had a great talent for music, participating in her high school choir and band. She was an accomplished clarinet and accordion player.

In addition to her parents, Magda was preceded in death by her husband, John Henry Bornholz, and her life companion, Donald John Cluen.

Left to cherish her memory are her sons, John Henry Bornholz, Jr. and his wife, Bridget of New York and Scott Allen Bornholz and his wife, Noelle of North Carolina; grandchildren, Anthony Palmatier, Trevor Bornholz, and Courtney Bornholz; sister, Marcia Manthey of Florida; best friend Virginia Gardinier of New York; as well as extended family and friends.

A memorial service will be conducted at 11:00 a.m. on Thursday, September 21, 2017 at Calvary United Methodist Church, 2179 Stuarts Draft Hwy, Stuarts Draft with Rev. Charles Reynolds and Rev. Nancy Vaughan officiating.

The family will receive friends from 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. on Wednesday, September 20, 2017 at the church.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donation may be made in Magda's memory to the Augusta Health Foundation, Hospice of the Shenandoah, P.O. Box 1000, Fishersville, VA 22939.

Arrangements have been entrusted to the Stuarts Draft Chapel of Reynolds Hamrick Funeral Homes.

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