PORTER - Russell, P.E. Fairport: July 31, 2014, passed away peacefully at home, surrounded by his loving family, after a courageous battle with cancer. He is predeceased by parents, Bob and Arline; and his brother, Michael. He is survived by his wife of 41 years, Barbara; son, Matthew Porter; brother, James (Gail) Porter; nieces, Lee Ann, Jennifer, Joleen, Jessica and Jacquelyn; three great-nieces. Russ' career was in Civil Engineering. He was an active member of ASCE (American Society of Civil Engineers). The family would like to especially thank his oncologist, Zach Kramer, and in the past few days, Brenda of Lifetime Hospice. Friends are welcome to call at the RICHARD H. KEENAN FUNERAL HOME, 7501 Pittsford Palmyra Rd. (Egypt location), Fairport on Monday, 4-8 PM. Services will be held Tuesday, 11 AM in Hope Lutheran Church (Vintage Ln., Greece, NY). Entombment will be held privately. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Lipson Cancer Center in memory of Russ.
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Richard Keenan Funeral Home
7501 Pittsford-Palmyra Road
Fairport, NY 14450
Published in the Buffalo News on Aug. 3, 2014