The Family History of Stephen Borden

Stephen and Patricia A (Fox) Borden


Pat and Steve 1984 abt
Stephen is the first child of James F and Elizabeth (Askew) Borden. He is married to Patricia A Fox. As a descendent of Borden Brayton, a soldier of the revolution, Stephen became a member of the SAR - Sons of the American Revolution in May 2014.

He graduated from Somerset High School in 1968 and UMASS Dartmouth in 1974 with a degree in Nursing. He was a member of the Delta Kappa Phi fraternity there.

Stephen was an Army veteran of the Persian Gulf War and served in the Army Reserve as chief nurse of the 399th Combat Support Hospital, Taunton, MA. and as chief nurse of the 804th Medical Brigade, Devens, MA. He retired at the rank of colonel in 1997.

He worked 37 years at the VA Medical Center in Providence, RI in various positions including head nurse of the surgical intensive care unit and Director of Quality Management. He retired in 2008.

Stephen was of the 12th generation of Bordens in America, descended from Richard Borden who settled in Portsmouth, RI in 1638. He was a member of the Sons of the American Revolution, Robert Treat Paine Chapter, Taunton, MA. and a life member of the VFW.

Stephen and Patricia's children and their families include; son Matthew S. Borden CPA of Seekonk, MA, his wife Jennifer and granddaughters Grace and Elena; Nathan J. Borden MD of Georgetown, TX, his wife Erika and grandchildren, Maddox, Everett and Landry.

Stephen is the brother of Peter J. Borden of Somerset,  Carol E. Chace of North Myrtle Beach, SC and Patricia Silvia of Berkley, MA. 

Patricia (Fox) Borden, was born in Aberdeen, MD., the daughter of the late Joseph P. and Theresa (Marques) Fox.

Patty graduated from Sacred Heart Academy, Fall River, MA. in 1970 and the Fall River Diploma School of Nursing in 1973.  She held many positions in nursing over the years, including 17 years as Director of Nursing for Health Care Services in Rhode Island. 

She is sister to; Timothy Fox of Travelers Rest, NC.; Terrence Fox of Stafford, VA.; Robert Fox M.D. of Charlestown, R.I. and Nancy Gundersen of Austin, TX.   
1984 Seekonk
Steve and pat 2003 abt
2003 Seekonk
Steve and Pat 1974
1974 Hyde Park
Steve SICU VA 1990 before Gulf War deployment
1990 SICU VA Prov.
SOmerset monument to Guld War deployed soldiers
Somerset Memorial
Retuen form Gulf War Mike Proto Steve Dave Foehr
Gulf War return
Steve in Saudi w shirt from Aiken kids
Steve High School yr book 1968
AMEDD Ctr Ft Sam memorial garden
Ft Sam Houston Walk

 Borden and Fox Family Photos 1986 to 2010