NAPLES - Frederick J. Porter of Naples and Sebago Maine passed away on November 3, 2022 at Maine Medical
Center of a head trauma.
He was born in Brooklyn, New York on March 22, 1936, the son of the late Joseph William Porter and Meta Thielking.
Fred grew up in Queens, NY with his mother and siblings. He met his wife, Maria, at a neighborhood dance. They were wed on September 5,1959 and had 3 children. They were married for almost 60 years. Fred worked as a driver for Wells Fargo Armored Car from which he retired from. He then moved his family to Sebago, Maine where Fred worked as a custodian at Bonny Eagle HS.
Fred enjoyed being with his family, music, animals, watching old time movies and listening to religious programs. He is a born again Christian and enjoyed attending services at West Buxton Baptist Church. He took great joy from reading the Lord's words from his family Bible.
Fred is predeceased by his wife, Maria, who passed in 2019 and his son, John, who passed in 2012.
He is survived by his son, Steven Porter, his daughter, Dawn Halegua and her husband, Allen of Commack, NY and his daughter-in-law, Tracey Porter. Fred had 7 grandchildren, Adam, Ryan, Kim, Shane, Nathan, Luke and Sam. He had 2 great grandchildren, Kya and Cora and is expecting a third great granddaughter in February 2023.
Visitation will be held on Tuesday, November 8th from 12 noon-2 PM at the Poitras, Neal & York Funeral Home, 71 Maple Street, Cornish. A funeral service will immediately follow at 2 PM. Pastor Trent Boyd will officiate. Burial will immediately follow at New Sebago Cemetery.
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