Jerry A. Borgia, 91, of Middle Highway, died peacefully on Saturday, June 15, 2013. He was the husband of the late Rose (DiBari) Borgia. Mr. Borgia was a machine operator for the former Kaiser Aluminum Co., Bristol. He was a United States Navy veteran serving during World War II and the Korean Conflict.
Jerry was a communicant of Holy Angels Church. He was a life member of the Barrington American Legion Post #8. He is survived by a son, Joseph A. Borgia of Cranston; a daughter, LouAnn of Chepachet; two brothers, Matthew Borgia of Bristol and Carlo Borgia of Fla.; a sister, Anna Vollaro of Warren; four grandchildren, two great-grandchildren and his faithful dog Rocky.
His funeral will be held on Wednesday, June 19, from the W. Raymond Watson Funeral Home, 350 Willett Ave., Riverside at 8:30 a.m. with a Mass of Christian Burial in St. Rocco Church, Atwood Avenue, Johnston at 10 a.m. Burial with Military Honors will follow in St. Ann Cemetery, Cranston. Calling hours are scheduled for Tuesday from 5 to 8 p.m.