Adele Grace Borut, wore the hat of a strong, independent way-paver of fierce proportions
with a zest for life and travel. While her professional accomplishments were diverse and
impressive it is her relationships in her personal life she cherished most. Adele 94 died
peacefully in Hospice care in Gulf Coast Village Cape Coral Fl. on August 16th, 2018.
She was born in Brooklyn July 23, 1924 of the late Henry and Beatrice Godnick.
Predeceased by her adorn son Henry Borut and brother Marty Godnick. Adele leaves
behind a family who will carry on her memory and spirit: her two sons Steven (Felice)
Borut and Michael (Tracy) Borut; along with 6 grandchildren Kyle (Carianne), Blaire,
Casi, Derek, Bryan, Jeremy, one great grandchild, Debbie Staloff family and Howard
A woman who attended Hunter college at the age of 16 and completed BA in 3 and ½
years in Journalism was no slouch in her hey day; finishing up her Master’s in Journalism
at Northwestern Univ. in Chicago. She worked her way through college modeling John
Fredricks hats in NYC and editing for NY Times. Many of her work accomplishments
included: advertising, pre-editing for Victory at Sea documentary; teaching Travel,
Transportation and Tourism throughout her career. Adele set up entire travel agencies
and trained staff. Her biggest accomplishment for over 20 years was managing and
expanding the United States Naval Station International Tour program in San Diego
California for military active and retired men/women. Adele loved to share her vivid
adventurous world tours and travel stories especially of Africa and Australia.
Adele is most proud of fighting for Children in NYC as a public speaker and delegate to
Washington D.C. and Albany, N.Y. for legislation for mentally and physically
She had an energy and laughter that filled the room and made listening buddies where
ever she went. She thrived on entertaining, fashion and World events. Active member of
the local British club truly grounded her in Cape Coral. She had a soft spot for dogs and
African wildlife. As an accomplished pianist, she loved listening to classical music. She
has created many memories with her friends from around the world that she leaves
behind. We are truly grateful for her devoted friends especially in Cape Coral area that
supported her in her best and worst of times. We will miss her dearly.
Memorial services will be held at Harvey-Englehardt, 1600 Colonial Blvd., Fort Meyers
FL at 12pm on Friday August 24, 2018. Reception to follow.
Family requests that donations can be made to US Holocaust Memorial Museum in
Washington D.C. @ donate.ushmm.org.