ACTON: Birgit-Christa (Liesche) Borgman, 66, of Acton, MA, died Wednesday, Oct. 26, 2011at the Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston. She was the beloved mother of Justin Borgman of Acton, and Christa Borgman of Worcester, and was the sister of Carl Liesche of Michigan.
Born in Hamburg, Germany, Mrs. Borgman moved to the US at the age of 20, and was an Acton resident for 30 years. She taught Special Education at the C.T. Douglas Elementary School in Acton, and pioneered a successful after-school program, "Work and Play." Mrs. Borgman loved the ocean and every year looked forward to going to Cape Cod with her children and close friends. This past summer she fulfilled a dream of vacationing in Hawaii with Justin and Christa.
All are invited to visiting hours Sun. Oct. 30th from 4-8pm at the Acton Funeral Home, 470 Massachusetts Ave (Rte 111) Acton. In lieu of flowers, memorial gifts may be made to either the Mutiple Myeloma Research Foundation, 383 Main Ave., 5th Fl., Norwalk, CT 06851, on-line www.themmrf.org; or to St. Jude's Childrens Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105, www.stjude.org Directions and condolences at www.actonfuneralhome.com