Phillip L. Borchert age 68 of Milford formerly of Seymour entered peaceful rest November 3, 2013 in West Haven.

He was born August 9, 1945 in Waterbury, son of the late Rev. Otto and Evelyn (Freiheit) Borchert.

He was a U.S. Air Force Veteran of the Vietnam War. He graduated from San Antonio College, TX, University of the Philippines, Manila, and the University of Bridgeport, CT. Phillip was a retired Teacher and he also retired from the NY Times Magazines Division as an Administrator.

Mr. Borchert was also an accomplished actor; he performed in more than 80 productions of Summer Theatre, Dinner Theatre, and Repertory Companies tours. He also performed in TV and film, on the Guiding Light and The Doctors, and the TV film, Johnny We Hardly Knew Ye, and the MGM film, Yes Giorgio, as well several TV commercials.

He also enjoyed doing volunteer work with the Salvation Army, in  Bridgeport, and the Beth El Center, Milford. Phil leaves his loving sister, Susan Borchert of Oxford.

All services are private. There are no calling hours. Interment will be in Riverside Cemetery, Shelton. The Ralph E. Hull Funeral Home, 161 W. Church St., Seymour is entrusted with the arrangements.

Memorial Gifts may be sent to the Beth El Center, 90 New Haven Rd., Milford, CT 06460.

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