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DR. GEORGE F. PORRETTA


1929 - 2014 | Obituary Condolences
DR.  GEORGE F. PORRETTA Obituary
Dr. George F. Porretta, 85, passed away Thursday, July 3, 2014, peacefully at his home, surrounded by his family. He was born Jan. 8, 1929, in Detroit, MI, and was a graduate and received his medical degree from the University of Michigan. He served as a Captain in the US Army and was a surgeon in Detroit and Southfield, MI for most of his life. He moved to Sun City, Huntley in 2000 and has lived at Sedgebrook in Lincolnshire for the past two years. Surviving are his wife, Ann Porretta of Lincolnshire; 6 children, Mary (Joseph) Colaccino of Arlington, VA, Jane (Russ Richardson) Porretta of Halliday, Utah, Angela (Ron) Mack of Libertyville, IL, Charles (Kathleen) Porretta of Willow Springs, IL, Therese (Rick Rischal) Porretta of Marengo, IL, and Sarah Porretta of Chicago, IL; 8 grandchildren, Anthony, Andrew, Christopher, Jill, Sam, Lucy, Megan and Keegan; and also by 2 brothers, Charles (Ruth) Porretta and Frank (Missy) Porretta. A private memorial service will be held at a later date. Memorial contributions can be made to , Covenant House or Marcy Home for Boys and Girls. Arrangements were made by Burnett-Dane Funeral Home, Libertyville. For information, call 847-362-3009 or visit and sign the guestbook at www.burnettdane.com.


Published in Chicago Suburban Daily Herald from July 4 to July 5, 2014
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