OBITUARY

Thomas Kermit Porter

February 4, 1931November 21, 2018

Thomas Kermit Porter, 87 of Radnor, PA passed away peacefully on Wednesday November 21, 2018, in Philadelphia, PA. He had a great love of family, sports and the Catholic Church. He was very proud of his Irish Heritage. Surviving are 9 children: Thomas K Jr (Peney), Patricia Eller, Kenneth (Yvonne), Christina, Martin (Jacqueline), Margaret (Adolph) Delgado, Mary Anne, John and James: 20 grandchildren & 11 great grandchildren. Relatives and friends may call on Friday November 30, 2018 from 10-11am at St Monica’s Catholic Church: 63 Main Ave. Berwyn, Pa. 19312. A Mass of Christian Burial will begin at 11AM. Inurnment to follow at St. Monica’s Cemetery, Berwyn, Pa. Arrangements are with Alleva Funeral Home, Inc. Paoli, Pa

Services

  • Calling Hours Friday, November 30, 2018
  • Mass of Christian Burial Friday, November 30, 2018
  • Inurnment at St. Monica's Cemetery Friday, November 30, 2018
REMEMBERING

Thomas Kermit Porter

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Joanne Piombino

November 29, 2018

To all my Porter cousins, I'm so sorry for the loss of your Dad, I loved him. I also loved spending a week on the farm each summer with you guys, I remember when your Dad used to let me ride on the big farm tractor with him, and he had a small radio or tape player on there booming with the song "Thank God I'm a Country Boy" by John Denver. I learned the words to that song singing it with him and always think of him when I hear it! I also remember your Dad reading me a bedtime story because I was scared and didn't want to watch "The Bride of Frankenstine" with Kenny, Marty, Peggy and Mimi!! LOL So he read me stories and changed a lot of the words into silly songs, and had me laughing so much I forgot about the hand I saw crawling across the B&W tv show! I'll also never forget when Uncle Goodgie brought us baby bunnies for Easter one year, we were so excited, they were the gift that kept on giving! It was also an adventure every time I answered phone calls from your Dad, he would always disguise his voice, and depending on the time of year he would either be Santa, the Easter Bunny, the tooth fairy...or any other name he chose. He was a good man who was always smiling, and made us all smile. God Bless.

Kenneth Tenley

November 28, 2018

I've lost a good friend, a good person. May he rest in peace.

FROM THE FAMILY