Martin S. Borza (1921 - 2014)

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Martin S. Borza, 92, Latrobe, passed away Saturday, Aug. 16, 2014, at Penn Highlands DuBois hospital.
Born Oct. 7, 1921, in Youngstown, he was a son of the late Martin Borza and Anna Tlumac Borza.
Martin was a member of St. John the Evangelist Church where he served as an usher. He was retired from Latrobe Steel Company with 43 years of service.
As a young man, he had worked as caddy master for Deacon "Deke" Palmer at the Latrobe Country Club.
A veteran of World War II, he served with the Army.
He had been a member of the BPO Elks #907 and St. Joseph's Social Club. He enjoyed golfing and gardening, and was a fan of the Pittsburgh Pirates and Penguins as well as the New York Yankees.
He was also preceded in death by his wife of 70 years, Julia F. Kontor Borza; four sisters and six brothers.
Martin is survived by one son, Barry Borza, and his wife, Beth, of Beaver; one daughter, Bernice Withrow, and her husband, Meade, of DuBois; six grandchildren, four great-grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews.
Family and friends will be received from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Tuesday at the John J. Lopatich Funeral Home Inc., 601 Weldon St., Latrobe. Military services will be conducted at 9:15 a.m. Wednesday at the funeral home by the American Legion Post #515 and VFW Posts #3414 and #444. A funeral mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Wednesday in St. John the Evangelist Church with the Rev. Anthony Carbone as celebrant. Entombment will follow at Greensburg Catholic Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorial donations be made to St. John the Evangelist Church, 306 St. John Drive, Latrobe, PA 15650. To sign the online guest book, send condolences, or to view detailed obituary and funeral home information, visit www.lopatich.com.
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John J. Lopatich Funeral Home, Inc. - Latrobe
601 Weldon Street
Latrobe, PA 15650
(724) 537-2001
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Published in The Courier Express from Aug. 18 to Aug. 19, 2014
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