Patricia "Patty" L. (Ajack) Borkowski, 81, of Natrona Heights, passed away Monday, November 30, 2020 at her daughter's home. Born on January 15, 1939, she was the daughter of the late Joseph G. and Anne E. (Novak) Ajack. Patty graduated from Tarentum High School Class of 1956 and New Kensington Commercial School. She worked at G.C. Murphy's, Tarentum as a sales clerk, Pittsburgh Plate Glass Company, Creighton as a skilled operator of the comptometer, and was a cafeteria worker at the Highlands High School. Patty enjoyed being a homemaker. She was a member of the Guardian Angels Parish-Our Lady of The Most Blessed Sacrament Church, Natrona Heights. Patty was also a member of the Tarentum Moose and Ladies Auxiliary Hilltop Hose, Natrona Heights She was a Brownie Leader for the Girl Scouts and enjoyed camping. Survivors include her daughter, Mary Jo (companion, Paul Basinger) Borkowski Kirchner of Tarentum, grandchildren, Ryan (Lauren) Kirchner, King of Prussia, Douglas Gildner, Natrona, and Samantha Gildner, Brackenridge. son-in-law, Scott Gildner, Brackenridge, sister-in-law, Cecilia White of Harrisburg, and many nieces and nephews. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband of 40 years, Thomas E. Borkowski, her daughter, Lori Lynn Gildner, grandson in infancy, Matthew John Gildner, a sister, JoAnn D. Bresuciak, and a niece, Karen Bresuciak.
Family and friends will be received from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Wednesday, December 2, 2020 in the Paul R. Ajak Funeral Home, Inc., 2 Pine Street and River Avenue, Natrona where a blessing service will be 9:30 a.m. Thursday. Mass of Christian Burial will follow at 10 a.m. Thursday in Our Lady of The Most Blessed Sacrament Church, 800 Montana Avenue, Natrona Heights. Burial will follow in Mount Airy Cemetery, Natrona Heights. Due to current regulations, masks and social distancing are required in the funeral home and church.
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