PORTER Douglas R., 74 lifelong resident of Charlestown, formerly from Lubec Maine, passed away May 6, 2016 at his home with his family around him. He was the loving husband of the late Elizabeth (Hayes) Porter; devoted father of Mary Ellen (Porter) Hussey and her husband Michael of Everett, Douglas Jr. of Charlestown and Sean Porter and his wife April of Charlestown; dear grandfather of Marianne Messina and her husband Thomas, Kevin Dunn and Sean Porter Jr. ; and great grandfather to Marco DiPascale and Haleigh Messina. He is the loving son of the late Reuben and Lydia Porter of Lubec Maine. He is predeceased by his seven sisters and four brothers. He is survived by his two remaining brothers Albert Porter and his wife Barbara and Bernard Porter and his wife Stella both of Lubec Maine. Douglas loved to go fishing and hunting in Maine. He was a member of the Local Union 223 and long time friend of Werner Colerico. Friends and family can come and pay their respects at his celebration of life on Saturday May 21st, 2016 from 4-7 p.m. at the Golden Age Senior Center located at 382 Main St. Charlestown. Final burial will occur on Saturday June 4th, 2016 at Green Acres Cemetery in Lubec Maine. In lieu of flowers the family asks that donations be made payable to Beverly Gibbons (administrator of Golden Age Senior Center) in Douglas’s name. To leave a condolence visit: bostoncremation.org
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Published in Boston Herald on May 15, 2016