In loving memory of our dear husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather, brother and friend. It is with great sadness we announce the passing of William Porter on June 5, 2013, at the age of 87. He was born in Inverness, Quebec on May 6, 1926. Beloved husband of Cora for 61 years. Much loved father of Eric (Hanne) Porter, Grace (Tom) Stokke, Pam (Dave) MacIntyre and Rocky (Lorraine) Porter. Fondly remembered as a kind and generous man. Family was of the utmost importance to Bill, especially his loving grandchildren and great-grandchildren, with whom he shared mnay happy times; they spent many wonderful days together but not enough years. Survived by his brother Gordon and sisters Rita Nugent and Irene (Gordon) Humphrey. Predeceased by his sisters Effie, Glenna and Jessie. Bill and his family made Waterdown their home in 1964. He was a longtime employee of Butler Manufacturing. Bill was always noticed around Waterdown with the daily walks he enjoyed. We are thankful for his roots and the wings her gave us. Visitation will be held at KITCHING, STEEPE & LUDWIG FUNERAL HOME, 146 Mill St. N., Waterdown on Friday from 7-9 p.m. and Saturday from 10 – 11 a.m. where a Memorial Service will be held in the Chapel at 11 a.m. Reception to follow. Cremation has taken place. If desired, donations to Grace Anglican Church or a charity of your choice would be appreciated by the family. Please sign the Book of Condolence at


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