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Richard Borowicz
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Obituary for Richard Borowicz

Richard (Dick) Borowicz of North Tonawanda passed peacefully at home on March 30, 2018. He was born in Niagara Falls to Steven W. Borowicz and Veronica “Ronnie” (Mattejewski) Borowicz. Richard served his country in the United States Navy from 1959-1965. He proudly served aboard the USS Grant County (LST1174) and USS Lorain County (LST1177) as a Seaman First Class, Personnel Specialist. During the Cuban Missile Crisis, the USS Lorain participated in the blockade of Cuba ordered by President Kennedy. Richard was a model train enthusiast. He also enjoyed creating model cars and model military boats, planes and tanks. He especially enjoyed driving his 1981 Chevrolet Corvette. Richard was a member of the Niagara County Sportsmen’s Association where he enjoyed fishing and shooting. Richard worked for Empire Cutting Tool where he was part owner and retired from Superior Tool.
Beloved and cherished husband of 53 years to Florence Marie (Maciejewski) Borowicz; Dearest brother of Barbara Stone (late Jack Stone) and the late Dennis Borowicz; Dearest brother in law of Frank (Margaret) Maciejewski, Florian (Susan) Maciejewski, Giselle (Laudouceur) Borowicz and the late Frances (late John) Schemel. Richard is also the adored uncle of many nieces and nephews; many great nieces and nephews; and one great-great niece and three great-great nephews. Also survived by devoted pet Peanut.
No prior visitation. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Thursday April 12 from St. Jude the Apostle R C Church at 10 AM with military honors. Interment will be in St. Stanislaus Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, Memorials may be made to Niagara Hospice 4675 Sunset Drive Lockport, NY 14094.


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memorial service

Thursday

12

Apr

10:00 AM
St. Jude the Apostle R C Church

800 Niagara Falls Blvd
North Tonawanda, NY 14120

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