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BOROWIEC - John R. Age 79, of Lancaster, NY, died October 12, 2019 at Brothers of Mercy Nursing and Rehab Center. A native of Depew, NY, he graduated from Depew High School and was active duty in the U.S. Navy from 1957-1961 and then served in the reserves. John had been employed at Dresser Industries and retired from the Lancaster Central School District. He was a master trap shooter and former member of the Buffalo Trap Club. He also competed into his 60's in senior couples dance roller skating and was a member of the U.S. Amateur Confederation of Roller Skating. Predeceased by his parents Alfreda Krzywicki and James Borowiec; sister Judith Kane; and son John, Jr.; he is survived by his companion of 30 years, Dolores Gray of Lancaster, NY; son Raymond Borowiec of Lackawanna, NY; brother James (Sandy) Borowiec of Wilmington, NC; and several nieces and nephews. The family will be receiving relatives and friends on Wednesday from 4:00-7:00 PM at the NIGHTENGALE FUNERAL HOME, 250 Orchard Park Rd., West Seneca, 822-4371 (same location as Sieck, Mast & Leslie Funeral Home - between Seneca St. and Potter's Rd.) where services will be held at 7:00 PM. A Graveside Service will be held on Thursday at 11:15 AM at Hillcrest Cemetery for those who wish to attend (kindly assemble at the office). Flowers gratefully declined, donations may be made to the Salvation Army, 960 Main St., Buffalo, NY 14202. Please share online condolences with the family at

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