Edward M. Porter
April 1, 1927 - February 28, 2019
Edward M. Porter, 91, of North Syracuse, passed away on Thursday.
Ed was a native of Utica, NY and a graduate of Utica College. He retired from Dubois Chemicals, where he worked for many years. Ed served honorably in the Navy on the USS Sierra during WWII. He was a Fourth Degree Knight with the Knights of Columbus and an involved member of VFW and the American Legion. He was an avid supporter of the National Audubon Society and various wildlife and environmental causes. He was predeceased by his beloved wife of 46 years, Lois M. (Trojan) Porter in 2009. His surviving family includes daughter Kelley and husband David Panaro, daughter Kathleen Porter and son John Porter; grandchildren Nicole, Jennifer, Matthew and Grace; great-grandson JJ; and his sister, Barbara McAndrew. Calling hours Saturday, Mar. 9th from 12 to 1 pm at Carter Funeral Home, 1604 Grant Blvd., Syracuse, followed by services with Military Honors at 1 pm. A private burial will be held at a later date at St. Agnes Cemetery, Utica, NY. Online condolence at CarterFuneralHome.com.