OXFORD – Barbara J. (LaGorce) Borowy, 72, died Sunday, March 7, 2021, at home surrounded by her family. She is survived by her husband of 46 years, William M. Borowy of Oxford; two daughters, Karyn D. Borowy and Kerry E. Borowy and her significant other Michael Pietrowicz; her stepmother, Luella LaGorce of Arizona; her brother, Hank LaGorce of Arizona; two sisters, Jo Ann Ramonas of Connecticut and Donna O’Packi of Barre; three grandchildren, Tyler, Tori, and Teegan; and several nephews and nieces. She was predeceased by her stepfather, Donald Brown. She was born in Worcester, daughter of the late Henry L. LaGorce Jr. and Beatrice M. (Rising) Brown, and lived in Oxford since 1978. She graduated from Commerce High School in Worcester in 1966.
Barbara was presently employed at First Realty Management in Worcester. She loved traveling, especially to Arizona, St. Martin, The Adirondack Mountains and enjoyed girl’s weekends away. She was a fun-loving person who loved to spend time with her family. She will be remembered as a fierce warrior who fought hard during her illness, and will be greatly missed by family and friends.
A funeral service will be held at 10 a.m. on Monday, March 15, 2021, at Paradis-Givner Funeral Home, 357 Main St., Oxford. Burial will follow at St. Roch’s Cemetery in Oxford. Calling hours are Sunday, March 14, 2021, from 5-7 p.m. at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Adam Bullen Memorial Foundation, 8B Concord Court, Webster, MA 01570.
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