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Rebecca Borges

September 29, 1962 ~ August 12, 2021 (age 58)

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Naugatuck- Rebecca Borges, age 58, passed away on Thursday August 12, 2021.


Born in Waterbury, CT on September 29, 1962, she was the daughter of the late Joseph and Olga (Spann-Knapp) Borges.  Rebecca was a dedicated wife, mother and grandmother.


She was very active in her family and community life.  From being a troop leader for her daughter’s daisies and brownies, to helping build the library at Andrew Avenue School.  She was very artistic and loved to crochet and needlepoint.  She enjoyed baking and spending time in the garden.  Another passion was reading, she also wrote and published a book of poetry.


Rebecca leaves her son Joseph Longo and wife Audrey; her daughter Sarah Stronkowsky and son-in-law Matthew Demers; her daughter Jennifer Stronkowsky and her fur baby LuLu; her grandchildren Ashton Stronkowsky, Madison, Camdon, Gracelyn, Evalynn and Autumn Stronkowsky-Demers, Sophia and Olivia Longo; her sisters Elsa Borges Ward, Catherine Borges and Noreen Benjamin; her extended family and friends.  She was predeceased by her brother George Borges and her sister Anna Borges Ricciuti.


She was loved by all who knew her and will be greatly missed.


A celebration of her life will be held at a future date in the spring.  For details concerning the service, please contact Sarah or Jennifer Stronkowsky.  In lieu of flowers, please send donations to St. Jude’s Children Hospital.  To send an online condolence, please visit  The Naugatuck Valley Memorial/Fitzgerald-Zembruski Funeral Home, 240 North Main St, Naugatuck, is assisting the family with the arrangements.    

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Celebration of life will be at the convenience of the family.


St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
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