Robert E. Porter

January 1, 1931 - November 26, 2020
Robert E. Porter

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Robert E. Porter, 89 of Saint Clairsville Ohio passed away on Thursday, November 26, 2020 at The Wheeling Hospital.

He was born January 1, 1931 in Saint Clairsville Ohio, son of the late Paul and Maude Harris Porter.

Robert was a retired employee of the Wheeling Pittsburgh Steel Corporations Yorkville Plant, Member of the first Presbyterian Church of Saint Clairsville, Ohio City Lodge 486 F&AM, Ancient Accepted Scottish Rite, Valley of Stuebenville, Osiris Shrine, Jesters and Legion of Honor, Past Patron Order of Eastern Star and Past Exalted Ruler of the Martins Ferry Elks, and a Veteran of the United States Naval Reserves.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by two sisters, Mary Alice Brown and Elsie Lydic.

Surviving are his wife, Connie A. Kaiser Porter, whom he married July 2, 1954, one daughter Barbara J. (Richard E.) Petrozzi, of Bethesda Ohio, and one grandson, Ryan Petrozzi of Bethesda Ohio. Also, several nieces and nephews.

Private visitation and services will be held at the convenience of the family at the Care Funeral Home and Cremation Specialists Saint Clairsville Chapel with Pastor Kenn Sickle officiating.

Internment in the Holly Memorial Gardens, Pleasant Grove Ohio.

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Arrangements by the Care Funeral and Cremation Specialists 204 West Main Street Saint Clairsville Ohio.

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  • November 28, 2020
    Robin Janiszewski says:
    Connie and Barb, I'm so very sorry for your loss. You were always a very close family and you will miss him immensely. My thoughts and prayers are with all of your family.

  • November 28, 2020
    mary maguire says:
    I'm so very sorry , please know you're all in my heartfelt prayers and thoughts during this difficult time . If there's anything at all I can do , please let me know !!! Sending my love and hugs to you all !!

  • November 28, 2020
    Cheryl J Skinner Tri-State Military Museum says:
    May the love of God surround you and your family during this difficult time, May you come to know that the love of God is with you always, May your memories of Robert E. Porter, give you peace, comfort and strength… Rest now in the arms of our Lord your mission on earth is complete. I thank you for your service to our Country and my Freedom. You will not be forgotten. My thoughts and prayers to the family of …. US Navy Reserve Veteran, Robert E. Porter, is “A True American Hero” God Bless† † Greater love hath no man than this, that a man lay down his life for his friends. John 15:13 †