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Patrick Joseph Borzea

May 18, 1925 - June 2, 2014 <-

Patrick Joseph Borzea, 89, of Rock Springs, Wyoming passed away on Monday, June 2, 2014 at Deer Trail Assisted Living in Rock Springs, Wyoming. A longtime resident of Rock Springs, Wyoming, Mr. Borzea died following a lengthy illness.

He was born on May 18, 1925 in Rock Springs, Wyoming, the son of the late John and Rose (McGahan) Borzea.

Mr. Borzea attended schools in Rock Springs, Wyoming.

He married the former Marilyn Helen Schmidt in Holladay, Utah on January 10, 1960 and she preceded him in death on September 19, 2013.

Mr. Borzea was a United States Navy and Coast Guard Veteran of World War II.

He began his career as a Gas Plant Operator in Saudi Arabia, helping to get the oil fields started there. During that time in his life he traveled around the world several times. His next employment began at the Kennecott Copper Mine. He worked until his retirement for Champlin Oil Company, which later became Anadarko.

His interests included spending time with his family, especially his grandchildren and great-grandchildren. He also enjoyed yard work, walking, water aerobics, camping with his family at Willow Creek and he was a flirt.

Survivors include his son Ken Borzea and wife Kim of Green River, Wyoming; one daughter Karen Triplett of Oregon; three grandchildren Melissa Marie Stapleton and husband Kyle of Evans, Colorado, Kristin Renee Irene and husband Bryan and Kenneth Wayne Borzea all of Green River, Wyoming; four great-grandchildren Halle Renee Stapelton, Arabella Adelee Irene, Mira Lyn Borzea, and McKinley Grace Stapelton; several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents John and Rose Borzea, his wife Marilyn Borzea, his son Patrick Borzea Jr., one brother John Borzea and wife Glenda and one sister Rosemarie Syndergaard and husband Cal.

Following cremation, memorial services will be conducted at 11:00 A.M. Thursday, June 12, 2013 at the Vase Funeral Chapel, 154 Elk Street, Rock Springs, Wyoming. Friends may call at the Vase Chapel on Thursday one hour prior to services.

Condolences may be left at www.vasefuneralhomes.com



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