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Gerald Porter

Obituary of Gerald Porter

Gerald E. "Jerry" Porter, 76, of Cortland passed away May 27, 2021 at Guthrie Cortland Medical Center. Mr. Porter was born March 14, 1945 in Cortland a son of the late George and Mary Crane Porter. Mr. Porter had been a lifelong resident of the area, throughout his life he had worked at Thompson Boats, Brockway Motor Company, Schwan's, and the Cortland Wastewater Treatment Plant. Mr. Porter is survived by his two daughters; Melissa Porter (Terry Smith) and Khette (Matt) Faberzak, and his sister Bonnie Foote, all of Cortland. He is also survived by grandchildren; Jennifer Frost, Joseph Frost, Kelsey Faberzak (Wyatt Malchak), Erika Faberzak (Tyler Marsh), and Alyssa (Brad) Clark. His great-grandchildren; Connor, Evan, Brin, Barrett, Colton, and Brianna, along with several nieces and nephews. Mr. Porter was predeceased by his wife of 50 years Jill A. Porter in 2016, his brother Ronald Porter, and sister Katie Porter. A memorial service will be held on Thursday, June 3rd 11:00am at the Wright-Beard Funeral Home, 9 Lincoln Ave, Cortland. Friends may call from 10:00am to 11:00am. Interment will follow in St. Mary's Cemetery Cortland. To offer condolences online visit www.wright-beard.com
Thursday
3
June

Visitation at Funeral Home

10:00 am - 11:00 am
Thursday, June 3, 2021
Wright-Beard Funeral Home Inc.
9 Lincoln Ave.
Cortland, New York, United States
Thursday
3
June

Memorial Service

11:00 am
Thursday, June 3, 2021
Wright-Beard Funeral Home Inc.
9 Lincoln Ave.
Cortland, New York, United States

Final Resting Place

Cayuga Crematorium
55 West Main St
Dryden, New York, New York, United States