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Ruby E. Borst

Ms. Ruby Evelyn Stone Borst, age 81 of Graniteville, S.C., daughter of the late Arlie Stone and the late Eva Widener Stone Burckhalter, entered into rest at Aiken Regional Medical Centers on Sunday, November 10, 2019. She is survived by her daughter, Michele (Gene) Nielsen of Erie, Pa.;  sisters, Barbara Johnson of Graniteville, S.C. and Wanda (Alvin) Shealy of Graniteville, S.C.; a brother, Rick (Jo) Burckhalter of New Ellenton, S.C.; grandchildren, Krystle Kauhaus of Chicago, Illinois and Emileigh Nielsen and Philip Nielsen of Erie, PA. and many nieces and nephews.  She was preceded in death by a daughter, Melinda Borst, and her stepfather James Burckhalter. She was born in Aiken County; raised her family in Staten Island, New York; and had been back “Home” in Graniteville, S.C. for the past 20 years. She was a loving and devoted mother, grandmother and sister. She was of the Catholic Faith. She was the “Rock” of the family, and she shall be greatly missed by her family, friends and all whose lives she touched during the 81 precious years that God granted her on this earth.  A graveside will be held at the Warrenville Cemetery on Thursday November 21st, 2019 at 1pm with Deacon Steve Platte officiating. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to St. Mary’s Catholic Church, 125 Park Avenue, Aiken, S.C. 29801. Napier Funeral Home, 315 Main Street. Graniteville SC, 29829 is in charge of the funeral arrangements. You may sign the guest registry at www.napierfuneralhomeinc.com

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Grandma, Ill miss you so much. Just knowing that youre with Aunt and Grandpa makes me so happy. Ill always make sure I get a brownie from Zaxbys. I love you so much and Ill miss you more than anything.

Emileigh Nielsen Nov 17 2019 12:00 AM

I Miss You so much Mom

Michele Nielsen Nov 17 2019 12:00 AM

Michele....words can not express my sorrow with the loss of your Mom, Ruby. You all made me feel like family and I have so many great times with Melinda and Ruby. From the start, Melinda cutting my hair to the first time she became ill. Being together in the hospital and all the pranks she pulled. I do think of these times and have a good laugh ! All over five doooooollllars !!! I'm so happy I kept in touch with Ruby and just spoke with her 2 months ago. My heart is with you at this time and I will keep in touch.......

" laubsie " Nov 15 2019 12:00 AM

Prayers for the family!!

Dorothy Thomas Nov 14 2019 12:00 AM

May you Rest In Peace, Aunt Ruby. You were always a beauty to behold both inside & out & I have never forgotten your warm hugs. Love and miss you always.

Anne Nov 14 2019 12:00 AM

Mom, I miss you so much. I know you are with Melinda now. But I need you now, words cant say the pain Im in . Emptiness and a broken heart is all I feel . Mom I LOVE YOU, and miss you tremendously! Always and forever , MICHELE

Michele nielsen Nov 14 2019 12:00 AM