Ellen Borachowski (nee Hickey), longtime resident of Valley Cottage, NY, died peacefully in her home on January 4th 2012 at the age of 90. She was a loving mother, grandmother and an active member in serving her community. Ms. Borachowski was former president of New City Senior Citizen Club #2 and recipient of Senior Citizen of the Year award in 2005. She was a member of St. Paul's Church and school, as well as part of the Altar and Rosary Society. She is predeceased by her husband, Frank Borachowski; survived by her son, Richard, her daughter, Patty Loggia and her granddaughters, Eden and Meghan Loggia. Family may receive friends on Friday from 3-5 & 7-9pm at Higgins Funeral Home in Congers, NY. Mass of Christian burial will be held on Saturday, 10am, at St. Paul's Church, Congers NY, followed by interment at St. Joseph's Cemetery, Yonkers, NY. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to United Hospice of Rockland, 11 Stokum Lane, New City, NY 10956.