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BOROWICZ, Richard "Dick"

BOROWICZ, Richard "Dick"

BOROWICZ - Richard "Dick"
Of North Tonawanda, passed peacefully at home on March 30, 2018. He was born in Niagara Falls to Steven W. Borowicz and Veronica "Ronnie" (Mattejewski) Borowicz. Richard served his country in the United States Navy from 1959-1965. He proudly served aboard the USS Grant County (LST1174) and USS Lorain County (LST1177) as a Seaman First Class, Personnel Specialist. During the Cuban Missile Crisis, the USS Lorain participated in the blockade of Cuba ordered by President Kennedy. Beloved and cherished husband of 53 years to Florence Marie (Maciejewski) Borowicz; dearest brother of Barbara Stone (late Jack Stone) and the late Dennis Borowicz; dearest brother-in- law of Frank (Margaret) Maciejewski, Florian (Susan) Maciejewski, Giselle (Laudouceur) Borowicz and the late Frances (late John) Schemel. Richard is also the adored uncle of many nieces and nephews; many great-nieces and nephews; and one great-great-niece and three great-great-nephews. Also survived by devoted pet Peanut. No prior visitation. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Thursday from St. Jude the Apostle RC Church at 10 AM with Military Honors. Interment will be in St. Stanislaus Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, Memorials may be made to Niagara Hospice, 4675 Sunset Drive Lockport, NY 14094. Guest register available at

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