James Alan Borkowski, 54, of Belleville, IL, born May 13, 1962, in East St. Louis, IL, died Monday, February 13, 2017, at Barnes-Jewish Hospital, St. Louis, MO.
Mr. Borkowski worked as a security officer. He was a 1980 graduate of Belleville Township High School East and a 1995 graduate of Belleville Area College.
He was preceded in death by his mother, Mary E., nee Pearce, Borkowski.
Surviving are his father, Chester L. Borkowski of Swansea, IL;
a brother, Chester L. (Susie) Borkowski Jr. of Swansea, IL;
a sister, Christine Borkowski of Swansea, IL;
nieces and nephews, Nicholas (Natalie) Borkowski of Damiansville, IL,
Olivia Borkowski of Damiansville, IL;
Michael (Carrie) Borkowski of Belleville, IL,
Lilly and Carter Borkowski of Belleville, IL,
and Bradley Borkowski of Swansea, IL;his uncle, James (Bonnie) Pearce of Columbia, IL, and their extended family; and many cousins.
The family would like to extend their gratitude and sincere thanks to the physicians, nurses, and staff of the fifth floor ICU Unit at Barnes-Jewish Hospital for all the dedicated care and comfort they provided to Jim.
Memorials may be made to the American Heart Association or to the Belleville Area Humane Society. Condolences may be expressed to the family online at www.rennerfh.com.
Visitation: Friends may visit with the family from 4 to 8 p.m. Friday, February 17, 2017, at George Renner & Sons Funeral Home, Belleville, IL.
Funeral: Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, February 18, 2017, at George Renner & Sons Funeral Home, Belleville, IL, with Msgr. John Myler officiating.
Burial will be at St. Adalbert Cemetery, Fairview Heights, IL.