Hubert Paul Borg Sr.
1926 - 2019
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Hubert Paul Borg, Sr., 93, passed away after a short illness on Thursday, November 14 at Health- Alliance Hospital in Leominster. He was surrounded by his loving family while holding his wife Mary's hand in an adjoining bed. Mr. Borg was born on September 13, 1926 in Detroit, MI a son of John and Mary Borg. immigrants from the islands of Gozo and Malta in Europe. He is survived by his wife of 64 years, Mary (Marabello) Borg, four sons, John Borg and his wife, Debbie of Epping, NH, Hubert P. Borg, Jr of Fitchburg, Stephen Borg of Troy, NY, Christopher Borg and his wife, Shelley of Savannah, Georgia, three daughters, Paula Roberts and her husband, David of Fitchburg, Julie Boutwell and her husband, David of Ashby, Mary Beth Carpenter and her husband, Michael of Westminster, one sister, Marie Toth and her husband Robert of Hicksville Long Island, New York, grandchildren, Benjamin Roberts and his wife Cristina, Nicholas Roberts, Meghan Dakin and her husband Mark, Julia Brown, Kirstin Borg, Shaun Boutwell, Chelsea Bydlinski, Marie and Jaslin Boutwell, Mary Victoria and Michael Carpenter Jr., Christopher and Samuel Borg, great grandchildren, Elizabeth Dakin, Mateo Roberts, Max and Lilah Boutwell, Parker Bydlinski.

Mr. Borg was predeceased by two brothers, Rev. Fr. Marcellinus Borg O.F.M. and John A. Borg. Sisters and brothers-in-law Sue Marabello, Edwin Wagg, Connie and John Ojanen and many nieces and nephews. Mr. Borg served his country in the U.S. NAVY during WW II as a Pharmacist Mate. During this time he received the Victory Medal and the American Theatre Medal. He graduated from St. Johns University with a degree in Accounting. He worked for John Hancock Insurance Co. receiving many awards during his 30+ years. He also owned his own tax business until he was in his mid eighties. During this time he was a member and treasurer of the Knights of Columbus in Fitchburg; a treasurer of Serra Club; volunteered for St. Vincent De Paul for which he received the Top Hat award in recent years; worked at the Fitchburg Election Polls for many years; and was a member of the Fitchburg Camera Club. Mr. Borg was a founding member of Madonna of the Holy Rosary Parish, Fitchburg. He was a member of the Thayer Symphony Orchestra for 30 years and was a guest conductor for a veterans celebration. He served as an Acolyte and a Lector as well as always working at the Church Fish Fry and Garlic Festivals as well as many other church activities. Hugh was very proud of his Maltese heritage and although born in the United States lived there as a child and visited numerous times as an adult. His last trip was 10 years ago at the age of 83. He had a passion for travel in which he did extensively around the world. He was an avid gardener and enjoyed vacationing with his family in Cape Cod and Maine. In addition to his family, he was cared for in his home by his loving Home Health Aides, including his long term Aide Patty Palmer. Thank you Patty, Donna, Joyce, Norma, Mary and Francine. You have become part of the family. We are also grateful to the Foster Wing staff at Leominster Hospital for going above and beyond with your compassionate care.

Borg Sr.

A funeral Mass will be celebrated at 11:00am on Thursday, November 21 at St. Anthony's Church, 84 Salem St., Fitchburg. Burial will be in the Massachusetts Veterans Memorial Cemetery, 111 Glennallen St., Winchendon.

Calling hours are from 5-8 on Wednesday, November 20 in the Brandon Funeral Home, 305 Wanoosnoc Rd., Fitchburg



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Published in Sentinel & Enterprise on Nov. 18, 2019.
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November 25, 2019
God Bless the Borg family.
Alan Twomley
November 21, 2019
Hubie, On behalf of the FHS Alumni Band, and friends, I'd like to express our sorrow for your loss. Any life lost brings sadness, but a life lived well should be celebrated. Bill
November 20, 2019
Hubert was a great man, we both worked in the Ins field and he did my Taxes for Years, Will remember him in my Prayers
John Kozloski
November 20, 2019
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November 19, 2019
Sincerest condolences to the Borg family.
I worked with Steve many years ago at Sears.
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November 19, 2019
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November 19, 2019
SO SORRY FOR YOU LOSS MY CONDOLENCES TO THE BORG FAMILY
BRUCE MONETTE
November 18, 2019
Very sorry for your family loss. My Dad was very good friends and colleagues with him at John Hancock (Bob Humphrey) I remember him when I was a little girl-Jody (Humphrey) Tata
November 18, 2019
Dear Paula , Dave, Ben & Nick,

So sorry for you loss. Please know you
are all in our thoughts and prayers.


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Joe, Sue, Nathan and Ross
November 18, 2019
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Christina Aaron
November 18, 2019
To all of the Borg Family,

You can all take comfort in the memory that his star shone brightly while he was here. I'll light a candle and ask God to carry you gently through Thanksgiving and Christmas as painlessly as possible.


With sincere Sympathy,
Pattie Leger
November 18, 2019
Sincerest Sympathy in your loss to the Borg family. The extended Zarrella family knew him and spoke highly of him. He will be deeply missed
Angela Zarrella-Rich
November 17, 2019
Julie and Dave so sorry for your families loss. Thoughts and prayers to you and your family during this very difficult time.Connie and Kim
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