Jimmy Borges services and a salute, slated over three days
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Funeral services and a salute to the late jazz icon, Jimmy Borges, will be held over three days this weekend, according to his family.
An invitation-only Mass, for family and close friends, will be held at 6 p.m. Friday (June 10) at Sts. Peter & Paul Church, at 800 Kaheka St. Visitation will be from 5 p.m.; Sts. Peter & Paul is where Jimmy and wife Vicki are parishioners.
A public Mass will be held at noon Saturday (June 11) at the Cathedral Basilica of Our Lady of Peace, at 1184 Bishop St. Visitation will be from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m.
A Celebration of Life program, is scheduled from 9 to 10:30 a.m. Sunday (June 12) at the Monarch Room of the Royal Hawaiian Hotel; the program still was being finalized this week. The scattering of ashes by canoe off the Pink Palace will be from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. The public may attend and there is no admission, but aloha attire is suggested (no shorts or slippers).
In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to The Jimmy Borges Endowed Scholarship for vocal music students at the Department of Music at the University of Hawaii-Manoa. Checks may be sent to the University of Foundation, Attn. Malia Peters, P.O. Box 11270, Honolulu HI 96828-0270. Or visit http://www.uhfoundation.org/