Dorothy M. Borkowski, 84, of Palm City, Fla., died April 9 at Martin Memorial Hospital in Stuart, Fla.

She was born Aug. 25, 1928, in North Madison, to the late William and Elizabeth (Elko) Brust.

She was a former business owner in the Danbury area and was also a nurse for many years at Southbury Training School in Southbury before relocating to Florida in 1998.

She is survived by two daughters, Diane Belford, of Bridgewater; Joanne Sinton, of Stuart; a sister, Maxine Graff, of Prescott, Ariz.; two grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.

Buckmiller Brothers Funeral Home in Naugatuck was in charge of arrangements.