May 20, 1922 ~ November 21, 2008
Meriden - Edward Michael Borek Sr., 86 passed away on Friday, November 21, 2008 at Masonic Healthcare Center in Wallingford after struggling for several years with congestive heart failure and leukemia. He was the beloved husband for 56 years of the late Barbara (Tessmer) Borek. He was born May 20, 1922 in Cheshire. He later moved to Meriden and worked for New Departure. Ed proudly served his country during W.W.II in the U.S. Coast Guard. Upon his discharge he went to work for Lyon and Billard Co., Meriden where he worked for 56 years. He is survived by a daughter, Mariann Fisette and her husband Michael of Meriden, a son, Edward M. Borek Jr. of Florida and two grandchildren also of Florida. In addition to his wife he was predeceased by two brothers, Porkey and Ale Borek. Relatives and friends may call at the Beecher & Bennett-Flatow Funeral Home, 48 Cook Ave., Meriden on Monday, November 24 from 5-7 p.m. A funeral will be held on Tuesday, November 25 at 10:00 a.m. at the funeral home followed by a Mass of Christian burial at 11:00 a.m. at St. Mary Church, 5 Sherman Place, Meriden. Burial will be at the convenience of the family.