Gertrude E. Borges, 76, Tiverton

Gertrude E. Borges, 76, Tiverton


Gertrude E. (Moran) Borges, 76, of Tiverton, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, Oct.16, 2012, at St. Anne’s Hospital surrounded by her family.   She was the former wife of the late Joseph Borges.

Born in Boston, a daughter of the late Stephen and Helen (Carson) Moran, she resided in Tiverton for the past 30 years. 

She enjoyed playing board games with her family, especially Tipit for which she was the captain during holiday gatherings. 

She is survived by a daughter, Deborah A. Wordell (husband Theodore) of Little Compton; three sons, Joseph S. Borges of Dartmouth, Mass., Steven F. Borges and Robert J. De Soto Jr. (wife Kimberly) both of Tiverton; two sisters, Mary Bolles of Charlestown, Mass., and Dorothy McDonough of Weymouth, Mass.; eight grandchildren, four great-grandchildren, and several beloved nieces and nephews. She also leaves her beloved friend, Charles Arruda of Somerset, Mass..  She was the sister of the late Helen Cooper.

A Celebration of Life will be held Saturday, Nov. 17, from 12 to 4 p.m.. at the Knights of Columbus, 28 Fish Road, Tiverton.  Arrangements are by the Oliveira Funeral Home, Fall River.