Porter, Robert Claire, Peacefully on Saturday May 19, 2018 at Strathmere Lodge in Strathroy with his family by his side Robert Claire Porter passed away in his 77th year.
Known to all as Claire, the beloved husband of Linda Porter (McLellan) of 52 years. Loving father of Jackie (Paul) Porter, Jodie (Rob) Nieuwenhuizen, Jason (Angela) Porter, Cherished grandfather to Chad and Eliza Fleming, Emma, Michaela and Kurtis Nieuwenhuizen, Ethan and Jayla Porter. Dear brother in law to David Robertson and Sue Porter. Claire is predeceased by sister in law Sandra (2017) and his parents, Bob (1999) and Sadie (2004).
Claire was an avid horse lover and belonged to Standard bred Canada for 40 years. A core community member, Claire was the owner, mechanic and conversationalist to visitors and patrons alike.
The family would like to thank the staff at Strathrmere Lodge for their exceptional and loving care to Claire over the years. Friends will be received at M.Box & Son Funeral Home, 183 Broad St., Parkhill on Tuesday, May 22 from 4pm-8pm and Wednesday, May 23 from 12pm-1pm followed by a service at 1pm with Rev. Mark Isaac officiating. As an expression of sympathy, donations to the Alzheimer's Society or the MS Society would be greatly appreciated.
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