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David Benjamin Borkowski
July 8, 1952 ~ July 1, 2023 (age 70) 70 Years Old
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David Benjamin Borkowski, 70, of Washington passed away Saturday July 1, 2023, in West Penn Hospital with his loving family by his side.
He was born July 8, 1952, in Washington the son of the late Benjamin and Eva Sendro Borkowski.
He was a graduate of Washington High School Class of 1970. After high school he attended a trade school in Pittsburgh, studying mechanical and electrical trades.
He was a life-long member of St. Hilary Church in Washington.
David was a member of the Pulaski Club, the Racoon Valley Sportsman’s Club, and the NHRA.
He enjoyed riding his Harley, going to drag races, driving his Shelby Mustang and bird watching. He also enjoyed restoring classic car parts and selling them at swap meets.
Hayward Baker Company employed him as an equipment supervisor for more than thirty years.
On May 11, 1974, he married Sandra K. Miller with whom he recently celebrated forty-nine years of marriage.
Surviving in addition to his wife are two daughters and a son; Moriha (David) Blom of Canonsburg, and Erika (Vit Taweepoljaroen) Borkowski of Alexandria, VA, and Benjamin (Vanessa) Borkowski of Washington. Also surviving is his sister Priscilla Ware of Washington and five grandchildren; Noah and Evan Blom, Brooke, Hailey, and Shelby Borkowski.
Friends will be received from 4:00 to 8:00 p.m. Thursday July 6, 2023 in Dale D. DeAngelo Funeral Home at 1290 Jefferson Avenue in Washington. Departing Prayers will be held in the funeral home at 9:30 a.m. Friday July 7, 2023 followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 10:00 a.m. in St. Hilary Church in Washington.
In lieu of flowers, the family suggests that memorial contributions be made to the Lung Cancer Research foundation (www.lungcancerresearchfoundation.org).