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Wayne Porter

PORTER, WAYNE O. Wayne O. Porter, 67, of Robinwood Road, Hamden passed away Tuesday, December 17th at Veterans Hospital in West Haven. Wayne was born in Waterbury, May 8,1946, son of the late Maxwell H. and Marion I. (Olsen) Porter. He was raised in Watertown and had lived there for many years before moving to Hamden. Wayne graduated from Watertown High School in 1964 and graduated from the University of Connecticut School of Agriculture. He was a US Army Veteran and had served in the Vietnam War. He was Vice President of Operations at Pik Kwik Stores for 20 years and President of Porter’s Meat Market until 1990. He was also employed at Winkle Bus Co. He was a member of the American Legion and VFW Post 5157. He is survived by a son Jeffrey O. Porter and Sonedara Descault of Goshen, his longtime companion Nancy Memoli of Hamden, 4 brothers, David W. Porter and his wife Leslie of Nobleboro, ME, Jon T. Porter and his wife Carol of Tolland, Robert M. Porter and his wife Beth of Watertown and James H. Porter and his wife Diane of Watertown, 3 grandchildren Eliza, Benjamin, & Harrison Porter and several nieces and nephews. Funeral Services will be held Friday, December 20th at 11:00am at the Hickcox Funeral Home 195 Main St, Burial with full military honors will follow in the States Veteran Cemetery in Middletown. Friends may call at the funeral home Thursday evening from 5:00-7:00pm. Memorial Contributions may be made to VA Connecticut Healthcare Hospice, 950 Campbell Ave., West Haven, Ct. For additional information or to leave an online condolence please visit www.hickcoxfuneralhome.com

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Hickcox Funeral Home Inc
195 Main St Watertown, CT 06795
(860) 274-8383
Published in The New Haven Register on Dec. 19, 2013
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