Edward A. Borgida of Manchester, CT, age 77, passed away peacefully on Friday morning January 22, 2021, following a sudden and devastating bout with COVID-19. Born in Manchester, CT on March 14, 1943, he was the youngest child of the late Eugene and Blanche (Fischer) Borgida.
Edward grew up in Manchester, attending local schools and was a graduate of Manchester High School. He attended Bentley College and worked in Accounting for his professional life. An avid golfer he also enjoyed playing tennis in his younger years. Edward was a huge fan of the New York Yankees and New York Giants. He was also a passionate supporter of UCONN athletics, and a proud supporter of his grandchildren's and nieces' athletics. Edward enjoyed traveling to visit family and friends. He always looked forward to his yearly golf trip with his brother and close friends.
He was a proud father and Ed leaves behind his sons, Jeff Borgida and wife Jill of Monroe, WA, Alan Borgida and wife Tina of Shoreline, WA; Jon Borgida and wife Sarah of Seattle, WA; and Steven Borgida and wife Kimberley of Norton, MA. He also leaves behind nine loving grandchildren, Allison, Jason, Daniel, Chloe, Benjamin, Calvin, Sam, Jonas, and Naomi. Edward is also survived by his brother Charlie Borgida and his wife Joyce of Pembroke Pines, FL; niece Jill Tager and her husband Alan of Hollywood, FL; nephew Dr. Adam Borgida and his wife Dr. Melissa of Farmington, CT. Edward also leaves behind four beloved great nieces and countless friends.
Donations in Ed's memory may be made to the American Heart Association. www.heart.org
A graveside service will be held at 11:00am on Monday, January 25, 2021at Beth Sholom Memorial Park on Autumn Street in Manchester, CT. All are welcome to remotely attend Ed’s funeral service a recording of the service be available later if you are unable to attend.
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