Venancio Fernando Borges
Loving Husband and Father
LOWELL Venancio Fernando Borges, 58, of Lowell, died unexpectedly, Wednesday, May 13, 2009, at Tufts Medical Center. He was the husband of Maria Noemia (Brum) Borges, with whom he celebrated their Thirty First Wedding Anniversary last February.
A son of the late Luis and the late Julieta (Perreira) Borges, he was born February 17, 1951, in Terceira Acores, and was educated in that area and served with the Army in Terceira. He came to the United States in August of 1977, settling in Lowell.
He made his home on Crosby Street before residing in the Highlands Section of the City, and was a communicant of St. Anthony’s Church. A devoted fan of FC Porto , he also enjoyed fishing. But most of all he enjoyed spending time with his family, by whom he will be truly missed.
Mr. Borges worked at Pellon and then as a plumber before working for Brox Industries in Dracut for the past twenty four years.
In addition to his wife, Maria, he is survived by a daughter, Sonia M. Borges and Ryan Biddle of Lowell; a son, Venancio F. Borges Jr., of Lowell; two sisters, Rita Borges and her husband, Fernando, of Lowell, and Conceicao Neves and her husband, Manuel, of Dracut; a brother, Marcolino Borges and his wife, Gloria, of Litchfield, NH; his mother in law, Durvalina Arruda of Modesto, CA; a sister in law, Fatima Arruda and her husband, Jorge, of Modesto, CA; a brother in law, Joao Brum and his wife, Orlandina, of Terceira, Portugal; and many nieces, nephews, and friends.
He was also the uncle of the late Luis Borges.
YOU ARE INVITED TO HIS CALLING HOURS 5 UNTIL 8 P.M. ON MONDAY, MAY 18. ON TUESDAY,
HIS FUNERAL WILL BEGIN AT 8 A.M. AT THE MCDONOUGH FUNERAL HOME, 14 HIGHLAND STREET, LOWELL (978 OR 800) 458-6816.
HIS FUNERAL MASS WILL BE OFFERED AT ST. ANTHONY’S CHURCH AT 9 A.M..
Church address for directions: 893 Central Street Lowell, MA 01852
BURIAL IN ST. MARY CEMETERY, TEWKSBURY, MA