Mrs. Alice (Brown) Borges, age 93, of Hope Street, Bristol, died Wednesday, December 12, 2018 in the Philip Hulitar Hospice Center, Providence. She was the wife of the late David D. Borges, her husband of 45 years, who died in December of 2000.
Born in Bristol, RI, February 4, 1925, a daughter of the late Frank F. and Georgianna P. (Machado) Brown. Alice was a graduate of Colt Memorial High School in Bristol. At the age of five, she started watching her dad repairing cars and starting with her holding the extension light for him and gradually handing him his tools, until in later years actually repairing cars herself and was quite a good mechanic. Worked as a Forelady for the former Collins and Aikman Company and then worked for the Converse Rubber Company, formerly in Bristol and for Miner Industries as supervisor of the Stitching and Packing Departments, until retiring in 1987.
She is survived by many nieces, nephews, great nieces and great nephews.
In addition to her husband and parents, she was preceded in death by a brother, Frank Brown, Jr., and a sister, Lillian Micheletti.
Funeral services from the Sansone Funeral Home, 192 Wood Street, Bristol, Tuesday, December 18, 2018 at 10:00 AM with a Mass of Christian Burial at 11:00 AM in St. Elizabeth’s Church, 577 Wood Street, Bristol. Burial will follow in St. Mary’s Cemetery, Chestnut Street, Bristol. Visitation will be Tuesday morning only from 9:00-10:00 AM. For online condolences, shared memories, information and directions go to www.sansonefuneralhome.com