St. Patrick of Heatherdowns pastor dies suddenly

St. Patrick of Heatherdowns pastor dies suddenly
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TOLEDO (WTOL) - Father Tony Borgia of St. Patrick of Heatherdowns died unexpectedly on Saturday night at the age of 61.

Due to his passing, the church has announced that all of Sunday’s events, outside of Mass, penance and prayer service, have been cancelled.

It is with great sadness that we announce that last night, Saturday, December 15, Fr. Tony Borgia passed away...

Posted by St. Patrick of Heatherdowns on Sunday, December 16, 2018

There will be a prayer service on Sunday at 7 p.m. at the church to give everyone a chance to come together in remembrance of Father Borgia.

According to the diocese, Father Borgia was born in Norwalk, OH. He was ordained a priest in 1984 and assigned as associate pastor at St. Patrick of Heatherdowns.

Throughout his tenure, Father Borgia held many different positions within the Diocesan Youth Office.

The church asks that parishioners keep Tom and Ann Borgia, Pam Armstrong and all of Father Borgia’s family in their prayers.

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