Edward  Porter

Edward William Porter

Wednesday, October 29th, 1952 - Wednesday, February 27th, 2019
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Edward William Porter, 66, passed away on Wednesday, February 27, 2019, at Glens Falls Hospital after battling with cancer.

Born on October 29, 1952, in Glens Falls, he was the son of the late Bernard and Ethel (Suprenant) Porter.

Edward graduated from Hudson Falls High School. On August 15, 1987, Edward married Catherine Winchell at the Village Baptist Church in Fort Edward.

He worked for Ackroyd Metal Fabricators Inc., in Albany for many years.

Edward enjoyed riding his motorcycle, working with sheet metal and welding. Edward was a very crafty man who loved his job.

In addition to his parents, Edward was predeceased by his brothers, Roger, Danny and Jay Porter.

Left to cherish his memory include his wife of 31 years, Catherine; his daughter, Heather Robinson and her husband, Jeremy; his grandchildren, JR, Mackenzie and Laci; his sisters, Mary Jane Foster and her husband, Chuck, Ginny Clark and her husband, Tim; and several nieces, nephews and cousins.

Friends may call from 2 to 4pm on Wednesday, March 6, 2019 at M.B. Kilmer Funeral Home, 82 Broadway, Fort Edward, NY 12828. For online condolences and to view Edward’s Book of Memories, please visit www.kilmerfuneralhome.com.

A Memorial Service will be conducted at 4pm following the calling hour at the funeral home.

Burial will be private and at the convenience of the family.

Memorial donations in Edward’s memory can be made to the C.R. Wood Cancer Center, c/o Glens Falls Hospital, 126 South Street, Glens Falls, NY 12801.
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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Wednesday, March 6th, 2019 | 2:00pm - 4:00pm
    Wednesday, March 6th, 2019 2:00pm - 4:00pm
    M.B. Kilmer Funeral Home- FE
    82 Broadway
    Fort Edward, NY 12828
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
  • Service

    Wednesday, March 6th, 2019 | 4:00pm
    Wednesday, March 6th, 2019 4:00pm
    M. B. Kilmer Funeral Home- FE
    82 Broadway
    Fort Edward, NY 12828
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email


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M.B. Kilmer Funeral Home Staff

Posted at 06:36am
With the first anniversary of Ed's passing approaching, we remember him, his family & friends in our thoughts and prayers. May the memories you share bring you peace.

Paul Zabinski

Posted at 06:53pm
I am so sorry for your loss. Ed worked for our company for many years. Ed was a very hard worker, extremely talented and just an all around good guy. R.I.P. Ed

Mackenzie Porter

Posted at 03:41pm
I miss you papa😔 I wish you didn’t leave us so soon but Wednesday I can see you and say goodbye❤️

Timothy R Dennin

Posted at 08:07pm
Sorry for your loss,worked with Ed for many years at Ackroyd,Was a great and talented guy

Vickie Cleveland Posted at 04:05am

So many wonderful memories of Ed when I had the restaurant in Ft Edward. Prayers to Cathy and the family

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