Lyle Porter

Obituary of Lyle W. Porter

Lyle W. Porter, 83, of 225 Maplecrest Avenue, Lakewood, died Thursday, November 18, 2021, in Absolut Care of Salamanca. A native of Warren, he was born April 17, 1938, a son of the late Myles and Esther Anderson Porter. He was a graduate of Sugar Grove High School. Prior to his retirement, he was employed as a union carpenter by Local 66. He was a member of Lakewood Rod and Gun Club. Ever the outdoorsman, he enjoyed hunting, fishing, and pitching horseshoes. He will always be remembered as a prankster. Surviving is his wife Georgia Coleman Porter; three children Sue (Mark) VanOrd, Tim (Tracey) Porter and Ron (Lora) Porter; four stepchildren Rick and Bill Wassman, Sherri (Dale) Carraher and Jeanine Andrews; grandchildren Adam and Ben VanOrd, Nicole Williams, Thaddeus, Kayla and Brody Porter, Brendon Andrews, Christie Fulkerson, Callie Love and Sam, Chloe, Ryan, and Jessica Wassman; several great grandchildren and a sister Betty Schreiber. He was preceded in death by two brothers Leroy "Hap" Porter and Robert Porter. Friends will be received from 2-4 p.m. Saturday in the funeral home followed by the funeral service which will begin at 4 pm. Because of new COVID-necessitated policies, masks are required, regardless of vaccination status. The funeral will be held at 4 p.m. Saturday in the Lind Funeral Home. Burial will be in Thompson Hill Cemetery, Lander, PA at the convenience of the family. Memorials may be made to Thompson Hill Cemetery Association. You may leave words of condolence at www.lindfuneralhome.com.
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