Gerald L. Porter

GERALD L. PORTER, 83, OF POTTSTOWN Gerald L. "Jake" Porter, 83, of Pottstown, husband of Evelyn D. (Law) Porter, passed away Tuesday at Pottstown Memorial Medical Center. Born in Coventryville, he was the son of the late Charles and Della (Wunderlich) Porter. Gerald worked at Firestone, as a tire builder for 40 years. He enjoyed going hunting, trapping, fishing, golfing and working in his garden. He also enjoyed spending time up the mountains with his family at their cabin. Surviving along with his wife, Evelyn, are his sons, Gregg Porter, husband of Nancy, and Mark Porter, companion of Jeff Gehman; his daughter, Wendy Worrall, wife of Jerry; his three grandchildren, Joshua, Jared and Matthew, and his brothers, Charles V. and Howard E. Porter. Along with his parents, Gerald was predeceased by his brother, Oscar Porter, and his sister, Grace Fiss. A funeral service will be celebrated Monday, March 18, 10:30 a.m. at Catagnus Funeral Home & Cremation Center, Inc., 711 N. Franklin St., Pottstown. Interment will follow at Highland Memorial Park, Pottstown. Visitation will be held Monday from 9:30-10:15 a.m. at the funeral home. View obituaries or send condolences at www.catagnusfuneralhomes.com

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Catagnus Funeral Home
711 North Franklin Street Pottstown, PA 19464
610-323-4440
Published in The Mercury on Mar. 15, 2013