WEST CARTHAGE, N.Y.
H. Porter, 92,
of 4 North Jefferson St., died Sunday, March 31, at Country
Manor Nursing Home, Carthage, where he had been a patient
Born Dec. 15, 1920, in West Carthage, a son of the late
Harold F. and Margaret H. Hosley Porter, he attended school
in West Carthage and graduated in 1938.
Mr. Porter served in the Army as a technical sergeant with
the Headquarters Company 3rd Battalion 155 Infantry from
1942 to 1945 during World War II. He also served in the
Asiatic Pacific Theatre and received numerous decorations
Mr. Porter was the owner and operator of Porters Wines &
Liquors in Carthage for over 30 years, retiring in November
He was a member of the American Legion Post 789 and the
V.F.W. Post 7227, both of Carthage.
Mr. Porter is survived by nieces, nephews and by his
caregivers, Mike and Kathie Liberatos and George
Two sisters, Edith Hannon and Margaret Elizabeth (Betty)
Hill, and four brothers, Wilbur, Jack, Philip and Harold
Porter, all died before him
Services for Mr. Porter will be private. Burial will be in
Fairview Cemetery, Carthage.
Arrangements are with the Bezanilla-McGraw Funeral Home,
Donations may be made to the Carthage Area Hospital
To leave a condolence, go to www.bezanillafh.com.
Information provided by Bezanilla-McGraw Funeral Home and
Newzjunky, Watertown, N.Y.