Meriden- Barbara T. Borek, 74, of 242 Gravel St, loving wife of 54 years of Edward M. Borek, Sr. died Friday August 3, 2001 in the Mid State Medical Center after a brief illness. Mrs. Borek was born in Meriden, March 26, 1927 a daughter of the late Julius and Mary Sieg Tessmer and had lived in Meriden all of her life. She attended St. Mary' School and was married in St. Mary's Church where she was a lifelong communicant. She was a LPN for many years at the WW II Veterans Memorial Hospital, and later was a teacher at the Pumpkin Patch Daycare Center of Wallingford and most recently at the Theater Street Daycare Center of Meriden. In addition to her husband, she is survived by a daughter and her husband, Mariann and Michael Fisette of Meriden, a son, Edward M. Borek, Jr. of Green Acres, FL, two brothers George Tessmer and David Tessmer of Meriden, two sisters Florence Stevens and Delores Bennett, of Meriden, two grandchildren Michael and Alexis Borek of FL and many nieces, nephews, grand nieces and grand nephews. She was predeceased by a sister Bernice Tessmer. Funeral from BEECHER and BENNETT FLATOW Funeral Home, 48 Cook Ave., Meriden, Tuesday morning Aug. 7, at 9:15. Mass of Christian Burial in St. Mary's Church, Sherman Place, Meriden at 10 AM. Friends may call MONDAY from 4-8pm. Burial will be private. Memorial contributions may be sent to St. Mary' School, 97 Grove St., Meriden, CT 06450.

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