George M. Boragine

George M. Boragine 75, formerly of Providence, passed away peacefully at his home in Vista, California on November 22, 2018. George joined the Providence Fire Department 1970, retiring, as a Lieutenant after 20 years of service.

George was the husband of Simone (Simoes) Boragine. He was born on November 21, 1943 and was the son of the late Edward and Gigetta “Jean” (Caruso) Boragine. A native of Rhode Island, during his life George resided in Providence, East Greenwich, Narragansett, Swansea, MA, Petersburg, NJ and for the past six years; Vista, CA.

George leaves behind his children; Kimberly (Boragine) Goldthwait and her husband Jeffrey of Cranston, Rhode Island, Genna, Janel and Timothy Borgaine all of San Diego, California and Charles Gay and his wife Tina of North Carolina. He is also survived by four grandchildren; Noah, Jack, Elena and Tyler.

George was always trying to help those in need. He was known to open his home to indigent strangers and pay those down on their luck to do odd jobs. For this reason the family requests that any memorial tributes that friends and family may wish to make be given in his honor to support The Providence Rescue Mission located at 627 Cranston Street Providence, RI.

A Celebration of George’s life will be held in early spring at which time George’s remains will be interred with his parents. The date and details of the memorial will be announced in March 2019.

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Billy McVey - 12/13/2018

My sincere condolences to the Boragine family ,George had a big heart and reached out to anyone that needed help ,as a firefighter he was the same always ready to respond .Many good memories RIP friend .

Sue Meyerson - 12/13/2018

So sorry for your loss, Kim and Jeff...

Bill Thomas - 12/15/2018

I am sorry to hear of George's passing. Worked with him at North Main street and remember the good times we had. RIP brother you will be missed.

Natasha Shilo - 12/17/2018

Genna, Janel, Tim & family,
I am so incredibly sorry about your Dad's passing. I will never forget his kind nature and all he did to help me in college, even letting me live with you both for a few months when I had no place to stay. I will cherish the memories of the time I spent with him. I enjoyed our morning coffees on the deck, where we talked & talked! He loved his kids and wanted the best for you all and I know he will always be your guardian angel. RIP George

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