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Thomas Taylor Porr Jr.

Thomas Taylor Porr Jr., of Drums PA formerly of Bensalem and Langhorne, passed away on April 30th, 2011 at his home. Tom was born in 1937 in Philadelphia, the only son of Thomas and Marie (Lawlor) Porr. He was raised in the Tacony section of the Northeast. Following graduation from Lincoln High he joined the United States Marine Corps. Remaining always faithful, he celebrated the Marine Corps Birthday every year. Tom worked most of his career as a Quality Control Inspector and retired from Boeing Helicopter, Ridley Park in 2005. Tom never missed a Flyers or Eagles game, and was a Phillies fan. He loved to watch his kids and grandkids play sports and was an active spectator. Tom always put his family first often working two jobs to provide for us. We love you Dad. Semper Fi.

He leaves behind his loving wife of 48 years Doris (Kohring), his children Thomas Porr (Linda) of Bensalem, Tracy Cormier (David) of Mountaintop, Pa and Michelle Kreuzburg (George) of Kingston, Pa. He will be forever missed by the 7 grandchildren he loved dearly, David, Reed, Charles, Matthew, Grant, Kaylie and Conner.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend his Funeral Mass on Thursday, May 5, 2011, 10:00am at St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Church, 1200 Park Ave., Bensalem. Friends may call Thursday morning 9-10:00am at the Church. Interment will take place on Friday, May 6, 2011, 10:30am at Washington Crossing National Cemetery, 830 Highland Road, Newtown, Pa. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the American Heart Association, 625 W. Ridge Pike, Suite A 100, Conshohocken, Pa 19428-0860. Arrangements are under the direction of Wade Funeral Home, Bristol Boro.

 


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