UNION, NJ – More than 50 people braved the frigid weather Saturday evening to attend a candlelight vigil at the site where a motorcyclist was killed one week ago on Chestnut Street at the intersection of Fairway Drive.

Paulo A. Borges of Union was killed when the motorcycle he was driving collided with a Lincoln MKZ operated by another Union resident. 

“We were always close,” said Borges’ brother Dave.  “He was a great guy.  A hard working guy.”

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“He was the hardest working guy I knew,” said brother-in-law Michael Cocca.  “He worked three jobs to help his family.  Everyone who knew Paulo knew how big a heart he had.”

A GoFundMe page has been set up to help support the family.  Borges was married to Maria and had two daughters, ages 10 and 16 months.  https://www.gofundme.com/in-memory-of-paulo-borges