William F Porr

March 05, 1932 - February 25, 2014 

William F Porr

March 05, 1932 - February 25, 2014 

Obituary for William F Porr

Porr, William, age 81 of Allendale, NJ, formally of Harrisburg and Arrowhead Lakes, Pocono Lake, PA died Tuesday, February 25, 2014 at The Valley Hospital, Ridgewood, NJ. Bill was born in Mt. Vernon, NY and had lived in Harrisburg, PA and most recently Arrowhead Lakes, Pocono Lakes, PA before moving to Allendale, NJ last year. He was a 1955 graduate of Fordham University with a Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy and had worked as a Pharmacist with Rite Aid Pharmacy in Harrisburg, PA prior to his retirement. Bill was a US Army Veteran. He was a former parishioner of Christ the King RC Church in Blakeslee, PA. Bill had been active in many organizations including; American Pharmaceutical Association, PA Pharmaceutical Association, Capital Area Pharmaceutical Association, National Catholic Pharmacy Guild, NJ Pharmaceutical Association, Bergen County Pharmaceutical Association, Veterans of Foreign War, Knights of Columbus, Holy Name Society, Irish Heritage Society, Sodality of our Blessed Mother, and The Musicmen of Arrowhead Lakes. Surviving are his children, William M. and his wife Cathy of Dallastown, PA, James J. and his wife, Elizabeth of Ramsey, NJ, Dennis A. and his wife, Traci of Hanover, PA, and Kathleen P. and her husband, Philip Forlenza of Tupper Lake, NY. Also surviving are his seven grandchildren, Meredith Forlenza, Sean and his wife, Anna Forlenza Michael, Kirsten, Nicholas, Sophia and Kaitlyn Porr and his sister, Marion Balunis of Wanaque, NJ. He was predeceased by his wife Patricia R. (nee Beauchamp) in 1995. Visiting, Friday 2-4 and 7-9 pm at the Vander Plaat Funeral Home, www.vpfh.com, 257 Godwin Ave. Wyckoff, NJ. A Funeral Mass will be held on Saturday, 10:00 am at St. Luke’s RC Church, 340 Franklin Tpke., Ho Ho Kus, NJ.
Interment will follow at St. Joseph Cemetery, Hackensack, NJ. Memorial contributions in Bill’s memory may be made to the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation, Central Pennsylvania Chapter, 717 Market St., Suite 108, Lemoyne, PA 17043, which was an organization close to his heart.

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