Audrey V. (Parry) Borst, age 96

of Stoughton

Audrey V. (Parry) Borst, age 96

Audrey V. (Parry) Borst, age 96, of Stoughton, formerly of Quincy, died peacefully, Sunday, June 13, 2021, at her son’s home, surrounded by her loving family.

Audrey was born in Quincy, to the late Percy and Charlotte (MacDonald) Parry. Raised and educated there, she was a graduate of North Quincy High School, Class of 1942. She had lived in Stoughton for the past nine years, previously in Kingston for five years, and earlier in Quincy for most of her life.

She was employed as a bookkeeper in the Auditor’s Office for the City of Quincy for many years.

Audrey was a lifelong active member of the Fort Square Presbyterian Church in Quincy and enjoyed being a member of the Friendship Circle.

She was devoted to her family and was proud of her six grandchildren and seven great grandchildren, supporting all their many activities and accomplishments.

Beloved wife for sixty-five years of the late Kenneth W. Borst, Sergeant, Quincy Police Dept., Retired.

Devoted mother of Raymond K. Borst of Arkansas, Richard P. Borst and his wife Xiomara of Stoughton.

Loving grandmother of Michael Borst and his wife Lauren of Mansfield, David Borst and his wife Holly of Stoughton, Kevin Borst and his wife Liz of Plymouth, Steven Borst and his wife Dar of Braintree, Alexander Borst of Seattle, Wash., and Sabrina Hagarty and her husband Andrew of Durham, N.C.

Cherished great grandmother of Aiden, Ayla, Jace, Emmett, Findley, Jane, and Enzo.

The last of five siblings, she was predeceased by Shirley MacLeod, Gordon Parry, Lorna Torressen, and Richard Parry.

She is also survived by her sisters-in-law, Irene Parry of Quincy and Marsha Parry of Omaha, Neb., and many nieces, nephews, and their families.

Visiting hours will be held at the Sweeney Brothers Home for Funerals, 1 Independence Avenue, Quincy on Thursday, June 17, from 4-6 p.m. Relatives and friends are invited to attend. Funeral Services will be conducted at the Fort Square Presbyterian Church, 16 Pleasant Street, Quincy, on Friday, June 18, at 10:30 a.m. Pastor John W. Culp will officiate. Interment at the Massachusetts National Cemetery in Bourne will take place on Monday, June 21, at 10:30 a.m. Those attending the committal service should meet directly at the cemetery.

For those who wish, donations in Audrey’s memory may be made to the Fort Square Presbyterian Church, 16 Pleasant Street, Quincy, MA 02169.


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  • Dear family, I am sorry for your loss. No matter how old we are, it must be extremely difficult to lose a parent. Take comfort in your many wonderful memories as you grieve. My thoughts and prayers are with you.

  • Dear friends,
    Thoughts and prayers hoping that you recover soon from this painful loss.. Rest In peace.

  • Thoughts and prayers for this painful loss… Rest In peace.

  • It is with a sad heart I share my condolences for the passing of such a sweet lady as my Aunt Audrey. My father had such high regard for his eldest sister and often commented on her sweet spirit. She is now rejoined with Uncle Ken, all her siblings who went before her for a very happy reunion!

  • I am saddened to learn of the passing of Audrey, but heartened to know that she lived her final days being taken care of by her loving, compassionate Son, daughter-in-law and family members.
    I am unable to attend the services, but hold you all in my thoughts and prayers. Love, Brian Fitzgerald

  • I will miss Grammy Audrey dearly. ♥️