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Gary Lewis Borne

Monday, January 28, 2019 from 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM

Douglas A. Fiery Funeral Home




Gary Lewis Borne, 64, of State Line, PA., died January 17, 2019, at his home in State Line.

Born August 23, 1954, in Hagerstown, MD. He was the son of the late Helen T. Borne of Greencastle, PA, and the late Lewis E. Borne Jr. of Hagerstown, MD. Gary is survived by one daughter, Carrie E. Snyder of Clear Spring, MD; Son in law Rodney E. Snyder Jr.; and two grandsons, Zayden A. Ganley, and Flynn A. Snyder.

Gary was a 1972 graduate of Saint Maria Goretti High School, and had also graduated from Hagerstown Junior College with an associates degree in business administration. He had also received his real estate license in the state of Maryland.

He had achieved and was awarded the rank of Eagle Scout. After graduation he had enlisted in the US Navy, and was stationed on the USS Kitty Hawk. 

During his career he had worked as an office manager at Commercial Intertech, as well as in sales at Sharrett Auto and Buchanan Auto Park. Most recently he was employed in sales at Blaise Alexander Chevrolet of Greencastle.

He was a member of the Morris Frock American Legion Post 42, the Williamsport Redmen Tribe 84 as well as the Greencastle Sportsman Club. He enjoyed all things outdoors, and spending time with his family.

His family will receive friends and relatives on Monday, January 28th at Douglas A. Fiery Funeral Home , 1331 Eastern Blvd. North, Hagerstown, MD from 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm.

Online condolences may be expressed at

Guest Book

I recently bought a mailbox that had old letters in it. I googled L.E. and Gary Borne and was saddened to see this. They are from Gary to his father and I would like to know if someone would like these back. I am very sorry for your loss.

Christine Harding
Chambersburg , PA

Gary was a pleasure to work with @Sharrett, He had a great sense of humor and was well liked by his clients.Lots of memories. All is at peace now. Rest well my friend.

Rich Keller

Our sincere condolences to the family. May you find comfort in knowing that God collects our tears and is close to the brokenhearted ready to comfort us in our moment of need - Psalm 56:8

Memphis, Tennessee

Carrie and family... please accept my sympathy at your Father's passing. I have many memories of Gary because he and my s/sons, David and Phil, were friends growing up in the same West End neighbor and class mates at school.

Marlene Russell
Hagerstown, Maryland

I worked with Gary for a brief time at Sharrett. He was always friendly and helpful. My condolences to the family.

To the Borne family, Please accept my most sincere condolences in Gary's passing. I knew him a long time. He was always smiling and so friendly every time we saw one another. I'm sure he was loved and will be missed so much. Kirk Grooms

Kirk Grooms
Hagerstown, MD

Classmate Sorry for your loss

Terry Socks
Hagerstown , Md

So very sorry to read of Gary's passing. He was a classmate,as well as a friend. A big guy,with a big heart.Save a place for us big fellow.

Louisa Garrott Chambers
Hagerstown, Md

There isn't a time this man didn't make me laugh! When I was down he would go out of his way to put a smile on my face. He will be greatly missed. Love and light to Carrie and family.

Kimberly Kline

Carrie and family. I am so very sorry for your loss. Please accept our deepest sympathies. Blessings for the family, Adam & Judy Dieterich.

Adam &Judy Dieterich
Myrtle Beach, South Carolina 29588

My sincere condolences to family and friends. Gary and I attended school together at St. Mary’s and SMGH, class of ‘72; I have many fond memories.

Mary Ann Grandinett
Fairplay, Maryland

To Gary's Family, So sorry for you loss. I worked with Gary at Sharrett. He was always helpful and kind. My thoughts and prayers are with you.

Mike Wertman
Hagerstown , MD

So very sorry I hung around with him at St. Maria Goretti . Prayers

Bobbie Coleman Rhodes
Hagerstown, Md

I am so sorry to hear of Gary's passing. I enjoyed working with him for several years at Sharrett. He was always willing to do anything for you. Please know that he will always be with you. I will keep your family in my thoughts and prayers.

Kelly York

Im sorry for your loss. see ya on the other side my good friend from long ago.

Mark shindle

I am very sorry to hear about Gary. I attended High School with Gary, and our mothers worked together. My condolences.

Mary Pat Robinson Fortney
North Richland Hills , Texas

Dear Carrie and Rodney: I first met Gary when I moved to Hagerstown in sixth grade. We remained friends throughout high school and for several years after. Gary was a really good guy, big and strong! I remember him fondly and offer my condolences and prayers. I know the rest of our classmates of Goretti, '72 feel the same way. RIP, Gary. God Bless.

Frank Stefano
Yorba Linda, CA

Prayers to a great guy and classmate.

David Moats
Hagerstown, Maryland

So sorry to hear, my condolences to Gary’s family. He was a good friend and a great guy.

James Caron
Waynesboro , PA

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