Robert ‘Bob’ Borge


Robert "Bob" Borge, 84, of Cleveland, passed away Sunday, May 16, 2021, at the family residence.

Bob was born in Fall River, Mass., and was the son of the late Antoinette Paquette Borge and Arthur Borge.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Joan Borge; his sisters: Barbara Borge, Myrt Cyr, and Ruth Medeiros; and brothers: Edmund Borge and John "Tom" Borge.

 Bob worked in the textiles industry most of his life, retiring from Permna Color Inc/Greenwood Mills Corporation. He enjoyed playing golf and he was a member of the Cleveland Country Club, where he served on the board. He was an active member of the Bulls and Bears investment club and a member of the Knights of Columbus at St. Therese of Lisieux Catholic Church, where he was a parishioner. 
More than anything, Bob was a man devoted to his family, and he enjoyed spending time with his children and grandchildren.
Survivors include his daughter, Elizabeth Noyes and her husband, Craig of Annandale, Virginia; his sons: Christopher Borge and his wife, Kim, of Lakeville, Massachusetts, Michael Borge and his wife, Danielle, of Plainville, Massachusetts, and Keith Borge and his wife, Lisa, of North Kingstown, Rhode Island; his nine grandchildren; and many nieces, nephews and dear friends.
The Funeral mass will be held on Wednesday, June 2, 2021, at 10 a.m. at the St. Therese of Lisieux Catholic Church with Father Mike Nolan officiating and Deacon Steve Ratterman serving. 
You may watch a livestream of the funeral mass at:
The family will receive friends from 5 to 7 p.m. on Tuesday with a prayer service at 6:45 p.m. at the Jim Rush Funeral and Cremation Services North Ocoee Chapel. 
In lieu of flowers, memorials can be made to Knights of Columbus Council #4572 C/O St. Therese of Lisieux Catholic Church, 900 Clingan Ridge Drive N.W., Cleveland, Tennessee 37312. 
You may share your condolences and your memories with the Borge family at


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