Porter, Maynard John

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Birth

He was born in the Town of Broome, the son of Robert L. and Anna Mae (Milner) Porter, on January 18, 1913.

Marriage and Children

Maynard married Elizabeth Salzer and had two sons, Maynard John Porter, Jr. and Richard L. Porter.

Occupation

He was employed at the G. E. plant in Schenectady and then by the Town of Berne.

Military Service

He served during World War II in Company A of the 84th Recon. Battalion in 1941 and later he served as Tec. 5 Motorcyclist for five years with service in North Africa, Sicily, England, France, Belgium, Holland and Germany.

Death

Maynard died at the Albany Veterans Hospital on April 12, 1983 after a long illness.

Burial

Mr. Porter was buried at Woodlawn Cemetery.

Other Media

Obituary
[Maynard John Porter] Sympathy is extended to the family of Maynard Porter who died at the Albany Veterans Hospital last week, Tuesday, April 12, 1983, after a long illness. He was the son of the late Robert L. and AnnaMae Milner Porter, born in the Town of Broome, January 18, 1913. He served during World War II in Co. A of the 84th Rcn. Bn. in 1941 and later he served as Tec. 5 Motorcyclist for five years with service in North Africa, Sicily, England, France, Belgium, Holland and Germany. After his discharge in the spring of 1946 he married Elizabeth Salzer who received the veteran's flag for his service at the funeral last Thursday. He was employed at the G. E. plant in Schenectady and more recently by the Town of Berne and lived at 4720 Sand Road in Berne. Funeral services were conducted from Fredendall Funeral Home with the Rev. James K. Hilton officiating and burial was in Woodlawn Cemetery. Bearers were nephews Clark Conklin, Bobby Porter, David Porter, Garry Porter, Steven Porter, anbd Ronald Porter. He is survived by his wife Ellie, two sons Maynard John Porter, Jr. of Delanson and Richard L. Porter of Berne and three grandchildren, Koren Lynn Porter, Maynard John Porter III, and ErinDale Porter all of Delanson. He was the brother of Robert L. Porter of South Berne, Mace Porter of Berne and Harmon Porter of Selkirk and the late Evelyn Cross, Mildred Conklin, Frances Jones, Kenneth Porter and Harold Porter. Memorial contributions may be made to the Berne Ambulance Fund, Berne, New York 12023, or the V. A. Hospital, Albany. Published in The Altamont Enterprise, Page 17, April 21, 1983 Issue.

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