It is with sadness, but also fond memories, that we announce the passing of one of Borg & Borg Insurance’s founding fathers.

Edward Borg Sr. passed away Monday morning at the age of 88.

An active tennis player, published photographer, and golfer, Edward is survived by his wife, 5 children, 13 grandchildren and 7 great grandchildren.

After a successful career in Malta, Edward got started in the insurance industry in 1955 as an underwriter. He quickly rose to a managerial position for Fireman’s Fund Insurance Company before leaving to start his own agency.

In 1971, Edward, his wife Sylvia, and his eldest son David started Borg & Borg Insurance out of their Kings Park Home. With various offices on Long Island and in Miami they quickly grew and in 1982 they consolidated into Huntington where the company has remained since.

Edward Retired in 1998 and moved to Florida and then Atlanta.

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