Stephen C. Borte, Sr., 63, of Mapleview Dr., Pennellville, passed away peacefully with his family by his side on Wednesday January 16, 2013. Born to his late mother, Ruth (Archambo) and his father, Leo Borte on Aug. 13, 1949. He was a graduate of JCB High School, Phoenix, NY, class of 1969, and a graduate from American School of Drafting. Steve was an electrical designer for National Grid Co., Syr acuse, for over 30 years. A life member of Caughdenoy Vol. Fire Dept; 14 years a member of Phoenix Fire Dept.; enjoyed riding his Harley Davidson, loved spending time with family and friends, and the Three Rivers Camp. He was predeceased by his mother, Ruth Archambo Borte on April 12, 2012. Surviving are his loving wife of 27 years, Tina M. (Thompson) Borte; his children, son Stephen C. (Kristin) Borte, Jr. of LaFayette, daughter, Lisa M. (Brandon) Batt of Walkers ville, MD, and son Todd J. Stoutenger of Pennellville; his father, Leo Borte of Zephyrhills, FL, six grandchildren; two aunts; several cousins. Calling hours will be on Saturday January 26, 2013 from 1 to 4 p.m. in the Phoenix Fire Station, 457 Main St., Phoenix, NY 13135. The service will follow at 4:05 p.m. in the same location, with Chaplin Robert Dalton of Phoenix F.D. officiating, as well as fire company members from Caughdenoy and Phoenix taking part. Contributions to: Ronald McDonald House, 1100 E. Genesee St., Syracuse, NY 13210 or Hospice of CNY, 990 Seventh North St., Liverpool, NY 13088.