FREDERICK MICHAEL “CHEWY” PORTER

December 17, 1946 – January 3, 2016

Port Jervis, NY

Frederick Michael “Chewy” Porter, age 69 of Port Jervis passed away Sunday, January 3, 2016 at Bon Secours Community Hospital, Port Jervis.

He was born on December 17, 1946 in Lincoln, Maine, the son of Vera Thibodeau Hawkins and the late Gerald B. Porter, Sr. Mike proudly served our country during the Viet Nam War with the U.S. Navy. He worked as a sales representative for Davis R. Chant Realty in Milford, PA.

He is survived by his mother, Vera Hawkins of Port Jervis; his two sons: Stephen Porter and this wife, Wendy of Matamoras, PA and Jeffrey Porter and his wife, Tara of Palmerton, PA; his daughter, Lisa Samson and her husband, Andrew of Matamoras, PA; his two sisters: Patricia Koehn and Nancy Porter, both of Port Jervis; his three brothers: Bruce Porter of San Francisco, CA, Gerald Porter of Denver, CO and Davis R. Chant of Milford, PA; his grandchildren: Nicholas, Stephen, Brittney, Keegan, Jasper, Chelsey and Tenley; several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his step-father, William R. Hawkins.

Services and interment will be private.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Wounded Warrior Project, 370 7th Ave., Room 320, New York, NY 10001.

Arrangements are by the Knight-Auchmoody Funeral Home, 154 E. Main St., Port Jervis, NY; for information, or to send a condolence note to the family visit knight-auchmoody.com


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