Ralph F. Borgatell, age 92, of Lombard

Written by Brust Funeral Home on November 24th, 2019


Ralph F. Borgatell, age 92, of Lombard, died November 23, 2019 at Lexington Health Care Center in Lombard.

Ralph was the beloved husband of the late Arlene M. nee Habermann; loving father of Mary Lou (Roger) Saindon, Anne (the Late Paul) Matthies, Jean (Jeff) Peretz, Anita (Louis) Huggins and Ellen (James) Hawbecker; cherished grandfather of 7, Eric (Kasey), Colette, Christopher, Nathan (Becky), Amanda, Benjamin (Allison), Brandon, and the late Brent; great-grandfather of 3.

Funeral Services will be held Wednesday, November 27, with a Visitation from 8:30 AM until time of Prayers at 9:30 AM, continuing to Sacred Heart Church for 10 AM Mass.  Interment to follow at Assumption Cemetery, Wheaton, IL.

Ralph was a former teacher in Bensenville and was a principal in Roselle and Chicago.  He was a realtor and taught real estate classes.

Ralph was a former Village of Lombard Trustee and Republican Committeeman.  He was very active at Sacred Heart Church where he was a lifelong volunteer and served as a Lector.  He also served on the School Board for Sacred Heart School.

Ralph was a 4th Degree Knight of Columbus with the Father Boecker Council.  Ralph was a WWI Veteran.  He was a former District Commander with the American Legion.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations are requested to Sacred Heart Church, 114 S. Elizabeth St., Lombard or Illinois Boy’s State https://illinoisboysstate.org/#donate.

Arrangements by Brust Funeral Home.  Visit www.brustfuneralhome.com or call 888-629-0094 for info.


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  1. Debra Arnott says:

    Please know that you’re in my thoughts and prayers. My sincerest condolences for an incredibly great loss. I’ll never forget Ralph.
    I had great time taken care of Ralph and Arlene. I was there old caregiver.

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