Jean Marie Porphy

Jean Marie Porphy

AGE: 85 • Great Meadows

Great Meadows: Jean Marie Porphy passed away on February 16, 2014 at Warren Haven Nursing Home in Oxford. She was 85 years of age.

Jean was born in New York City then spent time living in Dover and Wharton before moving to Mine Hill in 1961 to raise her family. She was a member of St. Mary's Church in Dover. Jean was a homemaker and enjoyed gardening, cooking, garage sales and decorating her home for all the holidays. Most of all Jean loved spending time with her family and especially loved doting on her grandchildren.

Predeceased by her husband James Robert Porphy Sr. in 1997 and son James Robert Porphy Jr. in 2001.

Survived by daughter Carol Jean Callahan and her husband Peter of Great Meadows, son Scott Joseph Porphy of East Stroudsburg, PA, Four Grandchildren; Shahna Sherwood, Joshua Porphy, Quin Callahan and Trevor Callahan and great-grandson Evan Hoernlen.

Visitation will be held 3-5 & 7-9pm on Thursday February 20 at the Bermingham Funeral Home, 216 S. Main St., Wharton. A Funeral Mass will be held on Friday 10am at St. Mary's Church, 425 W. Blackwell St., Dover. Interment will follow at Locust Hill Cemetery in Dover. Offer condolences at

Funeral Home

Bermingham Funeral Home - Wharton
216 South Main Street  Wharton, NJ 07885
(973) 366-0520

Published in Daily Record on Feb. 19, 2014