Ralph F. Borgatell, age 92, of Lombard

Written by Brust Funeral Home on November 24th, 2019

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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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