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Frank J. Borges, 84.

WORCESTER Frank J. Borges, 84, of Worcester, MA and formerly Florham Park, NJ, died Tues. May 5th at home.

He leaves his wife of 56 years, Virginia C. Borges; his son, Larry Borges and wife Susan of Winchester, MA; his son, Gene Borges of Ferndale, WA; his daughter, Martha Waite and husband Doug of Holden, MA; his daughter, Virginia Borges and husband Andre of Denver, CO; and many grandchildren and great-grandchildren. His beloved daughter, Lillian Borges died in 1979.

Born in Hollis, Long Island, Frank had a distinguished military career which included the American Campaign Medal The American Campaign Medal was a military decoration of the United States armed forces which was first created in 1942 by order of President Franklin D. Roosevelt. Originally issued as the “American Theater Ribbon”, the decoration was intended to recognize those , Good Conduct Medal, World War II victory Medal Victory Medal can refer to one of three military decorations:
  • Victory Medal (UK), World War One
  • World War I Victory Medal
  • World War II Victory Medal
, and the EAME n. 1. Uncle.  Campaign Medal A campaign medal is a military decoration which is awarded to a member of the military who serves in a designated military operation or performs duty in a geographical theater. . He led a Battalion of combat engineers on D-Day, landing on Omaha Beach, and post war was discharged honorably. Home from battle, via the G.I. Bill, Frank was the first person in his family to graduate from college, completing his studies at St. Francis College in Brooklyn, NY. His professional career spanned 35 successful years all of which were spent with Colgate Palmolive. In retirement, Frank most enjoyed time spent with his family, reading, a good steak and many laughs.

Private services will be held. In lieu of flowers or gifts please send donations to the Greater Worcester Habitat for Humanity Habitat for Humanity, nonprofit ecumenical Christian organization that enables low-income people to own affordable, livable housing. Headquartered in Americus, Ga., it was founded in 1976 by businessman Millard Fuller and his wife.  located at 111 Park Ave. Worcester, MA 01609.
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Title Annotation:DEATHS
Publication:Telegram & Gazette (Worcester, MA)
Date:May 7, 2009
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