Richard D. Borges, 51, Riverside

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Richard D. Borges, 51, of Arrowhead Avenue, Riverside, died peacefully at home on Jan. 25, 2013 surrounded by his loving family. He was the beloved husband of Katherine A. (Luciano) Borges.

Born in Providence, a son of Roger Thivierge of Riverside and the late Mary Ann (Munro) Thivierge, he was a lifelong resident of Riverside. Mr. Borges was a Branch Manager for Airgas Inc. for 27 years. Richard was a sports enthusiast who enjoyed baseball, football and fresh water fishing.

Besides his wife and step-father, he is survived by two sons; David R. Borges of Warren and Jonathan H. Borges of Warren, two sisters; Mary Dora Paull of Smithfield and Michele Herriman of Maine, a brother; Robert H. Munro of Warren and a grandson; Richard J. Borges.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Saturday, Feb. 2, in St. Brendan Church, Turner Avenue, Riverside at 9 a.m. Flowers are respectfully omitted.  Contributions in Richard’s memory to The Gentiva Hospice Foundation, 2374 Post Road, Suite 206, Warwick, R.I., 02886 would be deeply appreciated.  Arrangements are by the W. Raymond Watson Funeral Home, Riverside. Leave online condolences at www.wrwatsonfuneralhome.com.

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