Niagara Gazette

July 3, 2013

William M. Porter

Niagara Gazette


William M. Porter of East Windfall Rd., Olean, died on Tuesday, July 2, 2013. He was born on August 25, 1920 in Niagara Falls. He was married to the late Leona M. Benware.
Bill resided in Youngstown and then moved to Olean in 1968. He was a regional District Manager for Airco Industrial Gases retiring in 1982.
Surviving are one daughter, Caroline (Mark) Farley of Portville; seven grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandson; a brother, Ronald (Beverly) Porter of Niagara Falls; and several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by a daughter, Janet Windnagle.
Visitation on Friday from 2-4 PM and 7-9 PM at Guenther Funeral Home, Inc., 1303 E. State St., Olean, where funeral and committal services will be held on Saturday (July 6, 2013) at 11 AM. Burial will be in Chestnut Hill Cemetery, Portville.
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