Mildred E. ‘Mim’ Bordner, 67, Cocalico grad, mother of five, Red Hat Society member, Phils fan

By on September 14, 2016

Mildred E. “Mim” Bordner, 67, of Terre Hill, passed away Sunday, Sept. 11, 2016, at Wellspan Ephrata Community Hospital.

She was born in Ephrata to the late Fred B. and Dorothy (Weaver) Carvell, and was the wife of John G. Bordner, with whom she would have celebrated 40 years of marriage in October.

Mildred was a graduate of the Cocalico High School, Class of 1968. She was a member of the Muddy Creek Evangelical Lutheran Church in Denver, and the Red Hat Society. She enjoyed crocheting, coloring, shopping, and collecting pig figurines, and was an avid fan of the Phillies.

In addition to her husband, Mildred is survived by three children: Nathan Bordner, at home; Michael Bordner of Kutztown; and Katie, wife of Brian Sheffer, of Red Lion; two grandsons: Evan Bordner and Dylan Bordner; step-granddaughters: Shaylee and Lilyona; five siblings: Jeffrey Carvell of Reamstown; David Carvell of Denver; Karen Denlinger of Lancaster; Mary Jane Carvell of New Caney, Texas; and Steven Carvell of Lititz.

She was preceded in death by two sons, Jonathan Bordner and George Bordner; four siblings: Samuel Carvell, Marjorie Carvell, Dennis Carvell, and Bonita Carvell.

A visitation will be held Thursday, Sept. 15, from 10 to 11 a.m., at the Muddy Creek Evangelical Lutheran Church, 11 S. Muddy Creek Road, Denver. A memorial service will follow at 11 a.m., with Pastor Peter Schwabe-Fry officiating. Interment will take place in the adjoining church cemetery.

Arrangements by Roseboro Stradling Funeral and Cremation Services Inc., Denver. Online condolences can be given at

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