Porter, Thomas J. 78, fortified with the Sacraments of Holy Mother Church on March 12, 2014. Beloved son of the late John and Emma Porter; Loving companion of Patricia Gravelle for over 30 years; Beloved cousin and friend. Services: Visitation will begin at 10:00 am on Monday, March 17, at Blessed Teresa of Calcutta Catholic Church, 150 N. Elizabeth Ave., Ferguson with Mass of Christian burial at 11:00 am. Burial to follow at Sunset Memorial Park. Arrangements by HOFFMEISTER COLONIAL MORTUARY. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Blessed Teresa of Calcutta Catholic Church or Animal Welfare League of Charlotte County, 3519 Drance St., Port Charlotte, FL 33980.