MR. PEDRO BORBON |
PHARR - Mr. Pedro Borbon, who pitched ten years for the Cincinnati Reds and helped the Big Red Machine win back to back world titles, died on Monday June 4, 2012 at the age of 65 at his home in Pharr.
Borbon also pitched for the Angels, Giants, and Cardinals. In 2010 in became the third reliever to be inducted into the Reds Hall of Fame.
He was born in Mao, Val Verde, Dominican Republic on Dec. 23, 1942 to Ramon Jimenez and Ana Teresa Borbon. He resided in San Juan Texas for the past 28 years.
Left to cherish his memory is his wife: Maria Borbon, a son Pedro F. Borbon, two daughters- Gabriela M. Borbon and Maria J. Borbon and two grandsons Anthony Romeo Borbon and Pedro Daniel Borbon
Also two brothers Porfirio and rafael Borbon and a sister Maria de Jesus Borbon.
Death leaves a heartache no one can heal, love leaves a memory no one can steal. Rest in Peace, we will forever love you.
No memorial services are planned. His wishes were to be cremated.
Funeral arrangements and services are being directed by Aurora Funeral Home, 8610 South Cage Blvd. in Pharr, Texas.
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Published in The Monitor from June 5 to June 6, 2012