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George J. Porto

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George J. Porto

Waupaca - George J. Porto, age 69, of Waupaca passed away at home surrounded by family on Sunday, February 10, 2019. George was born September 23, 1949 at Saint Elizabeth Hospital in Appleton.

He will be greatly missed by wife, Barbara (Scherzinger) Porto; mother-in-law, Tommie Scherzinger; stepchildren, Jennifer Sensenbrenner of Los Angeles, CA; James (Jennifer) Sensenbrenner of Appleton; Carrie (Kurt) Schmitz of Elk River, MN; Charles (Leah) Sensenbrenner of Waupaca; and Douglas (Melody) Sensenbrenner of Oahu, HI; daughter, Kathy Cloutier of Hustisford, WI; grandchildren: Alice, Jeremy, Brittany, Khiah, Emma, Dyani, Gracyn, Keller, Priya and Sylvie; great-grandchildren: Eli, Dakota, and Riley; and sisters, Ceal (Jim) Tesch of Neenah and Edie (Ken) Dickrell of Appleton.

Preceded in death by his parents, Anthony J. Porto and Irene (Miller), brother Martin, brother Gregory, sister Toni Lauer, sister Miki Ryder.

A Memorial Service will be held on Friday, February 15, 2019 at Saint Mary Magdalene Catholic Church in Waupaca at 4 PM, with Father Xavier Santiago, officiating. Memorial Visitation will be held at the church from 2 PM until the time of service at the church. In lieu of flowers, a memorial fund has been established in his name.

George's family would like to give special thanks to Dr. Matthias Weiss and his team at ThedaCare Oncology for fighting hard for hope, to the ThedaCare Hospice team as well as Maple Crest Funeral Home for providing comfort when needed most, and to Father Xavier whose guidance helped bring us peace.

George, we will keep your song in our hearts and we will look for your shining star to brighten our way.

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Published in Appleton Post-Crescent on Feb. 12, 2019
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