Jose Borges
Jose Borges
  • September 15, 1937 - December 1, 2017
  • Fall River, Massachusetts

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Jose Borges, age 80, of Fall River, passed away Friday, December 1, 2017 in Charlton Memorial Hospital.
He was the husband of Maria Eduarda (Pavao Miranda) Borges to whom he has been married for the past 54 years.

Born in Santa Barbara de Santo Antonio, Sao Miguel Acores, Portugal, he was a son of the late Mariano and Maria (Couto) de Jesus. While living in Portugal he served in the Portuguese Army.

He worked at Quaker Fabrics and Jo-Ann Fabrics before retiring in 1999.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by three sons, Joseph M. Borges of Westport, John Paul Borges of Fall River, Peter Borges and his wife Nellie of Nashua, NH; one daughter, Elena Maria Barbosa and her husband Steven of Lakeville; one brother, Mariano Borges of Canada; four sisters, Georgina Felizardo of Taunton, Evelina Arruda of Fall River, Ermina Cordeiro of Haverhill, MA, Deolinda Sousa of Canada; eight grandchildren, Emmeline, Annalise and Landon Barbosa, Richard, Tim, Andrea, Alexa and Jordon Borges, three great-grandchildren and many nieces and nephews. He was the brother of the late Joao Borges, Antonio Borges and Maria do Carmo Tavares.

His visitation will be held on Monday, December 4, 2017 from 8:15 to 9:15AM in the Waring-Sullivan Home at Cherry Place, 178 Winter St., Fall River, followed by a Funeral Mass at 10:00AM in Espirito Santo Church, 311 Alden St., Fall River. Relatives and friends invited. Burial in St. Patrick's Cemetery, Fall River. For tributes or directions: