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Tuesday May 29th, 2018
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Richard G. Porter

Richard  G. Porter, age 67. 377 Fowlersville Road, Bloomsburg, died at his home at 1:50 p. m. Saturday, May 26, 2018 after an illness of three months.

Born in Hazleton on July 2, 1950, he was a son of the late Paul and Margaret (Buchman) Porter. He was a 1968 graduate of  Weatherly High School, where he resided until moving to  North Centre Township in 1986.

Dick was employed by the Bemis Manufacturing, Inc., Hazleton, for 40 years as an extrusion machine operator.

He was a member of the Glad Tidings Assemblies of God Church, Bloomsburg. An active member of the Susquehanna Valley Beagle Club, where he assisted in running field trials. He was also an avid hunter and fisherman and especially enjoyed attending his sons' and grandchildren’s baseball games.

Dick is survived by his wife, the former Connie L. Steward, with whom he celebrated  their 33rd wedding anniversary on October 6, 2017;  six children: Heather J., wife of Jason Weikel, Zions Grove; Tara A. Porter, Birdsboro; Jacqueline L., wife of  Mark Gorski, Drums; Richard P. Porter, and his wife Nicole, Berwick; Edward P. Porter, and his wife Samantha, Mifflinville; Kelly, wife of Timothy Weaver, Bloomsburg; ten grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; and a sister, Ruth Kohl, Bloomsburg.

Funeral services will be held on Wednesday at 11 a. m. in the Dean W. Kriner, Inc., Funeral Home & Cremation Service, 325 Market Street, Bloomsburg, with Pastor Richard DiLena, lead pastor of the New Covenant Church, Berwick, officiating. Interment will follow in Light street “Highland” Cemetery. Viewing on Tuesday from 6-8 p. m.

 


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A THE COLOR OF MEMORIES TABLE ARRANGEMENT was sent on May 29, 2018

I will always be your girl. Love you with all my heart.

Expression of Sympathy May 29 2018 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Richard Porter

Cunningham family May 29 2018 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Richard Porter

Rick, Denise, and family May 29 2018 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Richard Porter

Jackie May 28 2018 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Richard Porter

Amanda Troy and Family May 28 2018 12:00 AM

An A GARDEN PATH was sent on May 28, 2018

Dear Porter Family, Wishing you peace to bring comfort, courage to face the days ahead and loving memories to forever hold in your hearts. With Love, Christine, Luke, & Willow Doby

Expression of Sympathy May 28 2018 12:00 AM

Connie&Porter Family, Sorry about Rich's passing worked with him in extrusion department for many years,may he rest in peace.Steve Guza

steve guza May 28 2018 12:00 AM

A SENTIMENTAL THOUGHTS was sent on May 28, 2018

Dear Porter Family, May the Lord grant you strength and peace during this difficult time. You and your family are in our thoughts and prayers. Love Amanda, Barry, Connor, Warren and Owen Troy

Expression of Sympathy May 28 2018 12:00 AM