Obituary of Bert Porter
Roy Bertram “Bert” Porter, of Blind River and formerly of Kemble, passed away peacefully surrounded by the love of his family, at the Health Sciences North, Sudbury, on Wednesday morning, March 28th, 2018. He was 67 years of age. Dearly loved husband and best friend of Joanne Porter (nee Dixon) for 31 years. Loving father of Sean Porter and his wife, Kari, of Acton, Joshua Porter and his partner, Jillian Chevalier, of London, Sherri Norman and her husband, David, of North Bay and Aaron Porter and his partner, Tessa Burnelle, of Woodstock. Proud grandfather of Hudson, Mackenzie, Harrison, Lyla, Lenix, Noah, Emily and Rowan. Dear brother of Marion Rohr, of Waterloo, Rex Porter (Geraldine), of St. Philips, Newfoundland and Elizabeth Kristiansen (Gunner), of Sault Ste. Marie. Bert will be missed by his many nieces and nephews; his former daughter-in-law, Terra Porter, of London; his sister, Diane’s partner, Lofty Johnson, of Brownsville, Texas. Predeceased by his parents, Andrew and Ruby Porter; his sister, Diane Blakemore (Mar 29th, 2018); his brother-in-law, Ken Rohr.
Friends may call at the BRIAN E. WOOD FUNERAL HOME, 250 – 14th Street West, Owen Sound, Ontario N4K 3X8 (519-376-7492) on Friday from 7:00 – 9:00 p.m. A Celebration of Life for Bert Porter will be held in the Funeral Home Chapel on Saturday, April 7th, 2018 at 11:00 a.m. with Rev. Cathy Hird officiating. If so desired, the family would appreciate donations to the Hospital for Sick Children in Toronto or the Heart and Stroke Foundation as an expression of sympathy. Messages of condolence can be sent to the family on-line at www.woodfuneralhome.ca
Our most sincere sympathies to the family and friends of Bert
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