BORELLI Joseph G., 97 years of age. (Ret. Lt. Cambridge Police Dept.) of Watertown passed away on January 5, 2013 surrounded by his family. Beloved husband of 63 years to the late Margaret L. (Laudansky) Borelli, the love of his life. Born in Cambridge to the late Vincent and Frances (Marazzo) Borelli, the oldest of eight children. A proud member of the Cambridge Police Department for 37 years, retiring in 1980, where he worked in various departments including Juvenile, Traffic and Accidents. He was a member of the Retired Cambridge Police and Fire Association and the Sons of Italy Lodge Piave Fume, Watertown. Loving father of Frances Stonkus and her husband Albert of Pembroke, Joan Williamson and her husband Michael of Brockton. Cherished grandfather of Michael Stonkus of East Bridgewater, Mark Stonkus and his wife Tiffany of Hingham, Jessica Williamson and Joshua Williamson of Brockton. Great grandfather of Logan Stonkus of Hingham. Brother of Theresa Caruso and her husband Robert of Belmont, Helen Ciccolo and her late husband Joseph of Falmouth , Peter Borelli of Waltham and the late Frank, Anthony, Ernest and Edmund. Brother in law of Alice Fabrizio and her late husband Jerry of Peabody, Patricia Laudansky and her late husband Peter of Chelmsford and Edward Laudan of TN. Also survived by many nieces, nephews and cousins. Funeral from the Stanton Funeral Home 786 Mt. Auburn Street (RT16), WATERTOWN on Wednesday at 10:00 A.M. Funeral Mass in the Sacred Heart Church, Watertown at 11:00 A.M. Relatives and friends respectfully invited to attend. Visiting hours Tuesday 4:00 P.M.-8:00 P.M. Interment Cambridge Cemetery. In lieu of flowers contributions in Joseph’s memory to the Lt. Paul J. Sullivan Scholarship, 11 Upland Road, Watertown, MA 02472 would be appreciated. www.stantonfuneralhome.com
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Published in Boston Herald from Jan. 7 to Jan. 8, 2013