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Retired Maj. Carmelo Miguel Borges, 57, of Fredericksburg passed away Thursday, Dec. 6, 2012, at Sentara Potomac Hospital.
Carmelo served in the U.S. Army and retired with more than 25 years of public service in September 2012. He was a member of the Battlefield Corvette Club and the National Hispanic Coalition of Federal Aviation Employees.
Carmelo is survived by his wife of 36 years, Helena; a son, Reggie Borges and his wife, Lindsey Rae, of Oregon; a daughter, Becky Borges of Virginia; his mother, Carmen Rosado; two sisters, Carmen S. Borges and Ivelisse Rangel, and a brother, Luis Rangel and his wife, Ivelisse Benito, all of Puerto Rico; and numerous nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his father, Carmelo Borges.
A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Monday, Dec. 10, at Found and Sons Funeral Chapel.
Carmelo's family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 9, at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers, Carmelo's family requests that expressions of sympathy take the form of donations to The V Foundation, 106 Towerview Court, Cary, N.C. 27513.
Online condolences may be expressed at foundand