NEW BALTIMORE – Mary Kathleen Hamilton Porter, 72, passed away
suddenly Wednesday December 31, 2014 surrounded by her loving
family. Mary was a communicant of St. Patrick’s Church, Ravena.
She was a waitress and worked for Red’s Restaurant in Coxsackie for
many years. Mary loved roller skating at the former Beck’s Roller
Rink in Ravena, shopping and enjoyed playing the slot machines.
Mary was predeceased by her husband of 52 years, William R.
Porter, Jr. Survivors include her sons, David R. (Melissa) Porter
and Kirk D. (Barbara) Porter; 4 grandchildren; 4
great-grandchildren; and very special friends, Kay Maher, Carol
Brooks and Carol Bruno. Mary was also predeceased by her son
William R. Porter III, brothers Sonny, William and Tommy Hamilton
and sister Joan (Charles) Bohl.
Friends may call at the Babcock Funeral Home, Ravena on Friday,
January 9, 2015 from 4 to 6 PM. A funeral mass will be held 9 AM
Saturday, January 10th at St. Patrick’s Church, Ravena. In lieu of
flowers contributions in memory of Mary may be made to St. Patrick’s
Church, 21 Main St., Ravena, NY 12143.