Thomas S. Borkowski, 68, of Rehoboth, MA, passed away Saturday, March 17, 2018 at Philip Hulitar Inpatient Center. He was the beloved husband of Diane (Marcello) Borkowski for over 45 years. Born in Providence, he was the son of the late Walter and Ethel (Flynn) Borkowski.
Tom was the co-owner of DARE, Inc., a construction company where he worked as a heavy equipment operator for many years before retiring. He was a member of the International Union of Operating Engineers Local 57 and a member of the Sons of Italy. An avid golfer, Tom was a member of Sun Valley Country Club in Rehoboth. He also enjoyed volunteering as a Rehoboth Youth Baseball Coach for his son's Little League Teams.
Besides his wife he leaves two sons; Paul Borkowski and Michael Borkowski and his fiancé Alison Buraczenski; a granddaughter, Jocelyn Irene Borkowski; a brother, Walter Borkowski; a sister, Janet Keller; and two sisters in law, Joanne Borkowski and Paula Marcello.
Visitation will be held Saturday Morning, March 24, 2018 from 8 – 9:15 a.m. in the MACERONI FUNERAL HOME, 1381 Smith St., North Providence. Followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 10 a.m. in St. Augustine Church, 639 Mount Pleasant Ave., Providence. Burial will be in Gate of Heaven Cemetery, East Providence.