Thomas Borowitz

Thomas J. Borowitz Jr.

Friday, November 19th, 1926 - Monday, September 7th, 2020
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Thomas J. Borowitz, Jr., Age 93, of Pittsburgh, passed away September 7, 2020. He was the beloved husband of the late Barbara (Tomasic) Borowitz; loving father of Barbara Borowitz (Christopher) Troianos, and Francine Borowitz (Denny) Chau. Proud grandfather of Rachael Troianos, Andrew (Allison) Troianos, Rebecca Troianos (Justin Morris), Matthew Chau, and Joshua Chau; Son of the late Mary (Novakowsk) and Thomas J. Borowitz, Sr. He was the loving brother of Robert (Ann) Borowitz and the late Elizabeth Zukiewicz, Irene Lovasik, Raymond Borowitz, and Vera Kurtock; He is also survived by a host of nieces, nephews and cherished friends and neighbors.

Thomas was a proud WWII Vet-stationed in Udine & Trieste, Italy. He was a member of the Brentwood VFW 1810 and a color guard for many years. In his free time he loved to go dancing with his beloved wife every week. He met Barbara “Bobbie” at a dance at the Aragon Ballroom and it was love at first sight. They married 9 months later and spent 64 &1/2 years together. Growing up he quit high school to help support his family and got his GED when he was 54. He become a security alarm trouble shooter and retire from Vector Security (originally Holmes Protection). For many years he was an usher at St. Catherine of Siena Church and devoted to his faith. He enjoyed working in the yard, washing and babying his car, listening to music, & watching football. He loved just having a good meal, a beer, and being with family and friends. Thomas was the kindest and most loving person who lit up any room he was in. We were blessed to have him so long in our lives.

Arrangements by BEINHAUER. Friends received Saturday from 10:00AM to 12:00PM at 2820 Washington Road, McMurray. A Mass of Christian burial will be held at St. Louise de Marillac Catholic Church Saturday at 1:00pm. Entombment at Queen of Heaven Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Southwestern Veterans Center, 7060 Highland Drive, Pgh, PA 15206 (, VA Adult Day Care HJ Heinz Division, Bldg #71, 1010 Delafield Rd, Pgh, PA 15215, or the Alzheimer’s Association, ( Please add and view tributes at

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  • Visitation

    Saturday, September 12th, 2020 | 10:00am - 12:00pm
    Saturday, September 12th, 2020 10:00am - 12:00pm
    Beinhauer - Peters Township
    2828 Washington Road
    McMurray, PA 15317
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  • Service

    Saturday, September 12th, 2020 | 1:00pm
    Saturday, September 12th, 2020 1:00pm
    St. Louise de Marillac Parish
    320 McMurray Road
    PITTSBURGH, PA 15241
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  • Interment

    Queen of Heaven Cemetery
    2900 Washington Road
    McMurray, PA 15317
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