Clifford E. Porter, 95, formerly of Guys Mills and Cambridge Springs, passed away Tuesday, August 25, 2020 at the Crawford County Care Center.
He was born January 15, 1925 in Meadville, a son of Harry E. and Anna Stein Porter. He married Helen Washnock March 24, 1945 and she preceded him in death April 15, 1990. He subsequently married Shirley Lohr Furry February 14, 2004.
Cliff was a Veteran of World War II, serving in the U.S. Army in the European Theater of Operations. He was wounded in combat in Italy and was a recipient of the Purple Heart.
Cliff worked at Channellock for 39 years. A member of St. Hippolyte Church, he enjoyed hunting, fishing and travelling.
Survivors, in addition to his loving wife Shirley, include a daughter, Patricia Turner of Cambridge Springs; a son, David Porter (Maria) of Cambridge Springs; two stepsons, James Furry, Jr. (Debbie) of Guys Mills and Thomas Furry (Angela) of Meadville; three grandchildren, John Turner, Jr. (Valerie), Jason Turner (Tonya) and Tricia Kurt (Kevin); six great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
In addition to his parents and first wife, he was preceded in death by two brothers, Rodney and Donald Porter; a sister, Arlene Porter Bowes and a son-in-law, John Turner.
Calling hours are Thursday, August 27th from 4 to 6 p.m. at the ROBERT W. WAID FUNERAL HOME, 581 CHESTNUT ST., MEADVILLE with a Scripture Prayer service at 6:00 p.m. Due to Covid-19, all guests are required to wear masks.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Friday, August 28th at 11:00 a.m. at. St. Hippolyte Church, 25997 State Hwy 27, Guys Mills with Fr. Mark Nowak as Celebrant.
Interment will be in St. Hippolyte Cemetery with military honors.
Memorials may be made to St. Hippolyte Church, 25997 State Hwy 27, Guys Mills, PA 16327.
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St. Hippolyte Roman Catholic Church
25997 State Hwy 27, Guys Mills PA 16327