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January 4, 2013

Alton James Borel, Sr.

PORT ARTHUR —    Alton James Borel, Sr., 87, of Port Arthur, passed away Thursday, January 3, 2013 at Christus St. Mary Hospital, Port Arthur.  He was born on August 17, 1925 to Jacque Joseph and Antoinette Borel in New Iberia, Louisiana.

   Mr. Borel had served in the Army Air Corp and was employed by DuPont in Orange, Texas for 38 years.

   His survivors include his wife, Mary Alice Borel, of 68 years, children Alton Borel Jr & wife Linda of Taylor Landing; John Borel & wife Cathie of New Port, Minn; Alice Moore & husband Jerry of Port Neches; Ann Duchamp & husband Glynn of Port Arthur; Gail Freeman & husband Gary of Nederland; Judy Nesbitt of Nederland.  11 grandchildren, 8 great grandchildren.

   A gathering of his family and friends will be held on Sunday, January 6, 2013 from 4:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. with a vigil at 6:00 p.m. at Grammier-Oberle Funeral Home, Port Arthur.  The family will also receive friends Monday January 7, 2013 from 10:00a.m. until 12 noon, with a procession leaving at 12:30 p.m. for the mass at 1:00 p.m.

   Funeral services are scheduled for 1:00 p.m., Monday, January, 7, 2013 at St. James Catholic Church in Port Arthur with interment to follow in Greenlawn Memorial Park, Groves.

   To send condolences, please visit: www.grammier-oberle.com

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