Obituary: Tony Borcia

Services have been scheduled for the Butterfield School student.

Antonio James "Tony" Borcia, 10, passed away on Saturday, July 28, 2012 from injuries received in a boating accident on Petite Lake. He was born June 2, 2002 in Libertyville and was entering fifth grade at Butterfield School. Tony enjoyed playing sports, especially baseball and basketball.

Surviving are his parents, Jim and Margaret Borcia; sisters, Kaeleigh & Erin and his brother, Joseph; Grandparents, Joan & Ken Borcia and Donald & Danielle Morrison; Also, by many loving aunts, uncles, cousins and friends.

He was preceded in death by his grandmother, Catherine Morrison.

Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11:00 a.m. Thursday, August 2, 2012 at St. Joseph Church, 121 E. Maple Ave. Libertyville. Entombment will follow at Ascension Cemetery. Visitation will be from 3:00 to 9:00 p.m. on Wednesday at the Koenig Center of St. Joseph Church, (the building next door, east of the church on Maple Ave.) Memorial contributions can be made to the Libertyville Little Leauge, P.O. Box 546, Libertyville, IL 60048 or to The Sterny Way Foundation, P.O. Box 6379, Libertyville, IL 60048. Arrangements are by the BURNETT-DANE FUNERAL HOME in Libertyville. Ino: 847-362-3009 or please sign the guest book at www.burnettdane.com.

Janet Redmond August 03, 2012 at 05:39 PM
My husband was one of the firefighters at the scene of the accident. Our heart and prayers truly and deeply go out to the family. Healing will no doubt be arduous but will eventually come. Know that there are hundreds of others like me who do not know you that are mourning your loss.
M P August 19, 2012 at 05:37 PM
Dear Borcia Family, I am profoundly sorry to hear of your loss. We do not know each other, but as a parent my heart goes out to you! Thank you for writing that beautiful story in the Herald about Tony. Your piece let us know your boy, and what joy he brought to so many peoples lives. God bless you and your family as you work to find peace. So many are praying for you. MP


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