Harvey L. Borak, loving husband of Joan Sweeney Borak passed away on July 30, 2011, at St. Francis Hospital. Born on July 13, 1934, in New York City, he was the son of the late Benjamin and Selma Borak. Harvey was a graduate of New York University and New York Law School, and later served in the U.S. Army. Harvey served as the Chief of the Criminal Investigation Division in the Brooklyn, NY District of the Internal Revenue Service, retiring after 26 years of service. Subsequently, he served as Special Assistant to the District Attorney of Manhattan and later as a Special Investigator of the Federal Bureau of Investigation. In addition to his wife, he is survived by his cherished family—a son, Gary Borak and wife Ellen of Kinnelon, NJ; and a daughter Cheryl Berenberg and husband Matthew of Chicago, IL. He is also survived by a brother, Lloyd Borak and wife Evelyn of West Orange, NJ and several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his first wife, Marlyn.
Funeral services will be held at the Weinstein Mortuary, 640 Farmington Avenue, Hartford on August 1st at 2 p.m. Friends may pay their respects to the family one hour prior to the service. Interment will take place at the King Solomon cemetery in Clifton, NJ on Tuesday, August 2nd at 11 a.m.. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the American Heart Association or to the charity of your choice.