Dr. FRANK M. PORTER
Passed away on February 14, 2011. He was born on December 19, 1929 in Washington, DC, the son of the late Than O. & Frankie M. Porter. He worked at the National Arboretum, was involved in his church, and enjoyed writing.
Frank is survived by his beloved wife of 55 years, Jean M. Porter of Silver Spring, MD; a son, Christopher Porter of Rockville, MD; a daughter, Barbara Moyer, son-in-law, Douglas Moyer, and grandchildren, Timothy, Angela, Bethany and Joshua, all of York, Pennsylvania; a brother, Than R. "Bobby" Porter of Gaithersburg, MD; a sister, Maya M. "Betty Jean" Porter of Fayetteville, Arkansas; and many nieces and nephews.
A memorial celebration will be held on March 5, 11 a.m. at Colesville Presbyterian Church, 12800 New Hampshire Ave., Silver Spring, MD 20904. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Colesville Presbyterian Church.