Marvin Michael Porter, 77, of Ephrata,
PA, and formerly of Virginia, passed away at Maple Farm Nursing Center, Akron,
PA on Friday, September 20, 2019 after a lengthy illness.
He was the loving husband of the late
Rosalie Hibshman Porter, and son of the late Robert C. and Betty C. (Burchett)
Marvin is survived by his step-son,
Thomas Hornberger, step-grandson, Shane Hornberger (Rebecca), and
great-granddaughters: Hope and Elizabeth; also surviving are sisters: DeLois
Edwards, Loretta Stuart (Gordon), and Yvonne Taylor (Donald).
In addition to his wife and parents,
Marvin was preceded in death by sisters: Dorothy Lyons, Evelyn Foster, and
Naomi Burress; and brother, Dolphus Crockett Porter.
Marvin loved to travel. He chartered buses for 15 years and took
people sightseeing to many states and Canada.
He also enjoyed music and singing. He sang Gospel music in two different
Marvin loved to shop at Kmart, because
that is where he met his wife Rosalie in Richmond, VA.
Before Marvin worked at Kmart, he worked
in the field of Transportation. While
living in Pennsylvania, he worked for Bollman Hat Co., Royer Pharmacy, and Boyo
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m.
on Saturday, September 28, 2019 at Paul L. Gravenor Home For Funerals, 100 W.
Main St. Ephrata, PA 17522. Friends will
be received before the service from 10 to 11 a.m.
NOTE: please access Gravenor's parking from
Church Street via West Franklin Street due to Ephrata Fair traffic pattern
Place of interment will be Bergstrasse
Lutheran Cemetery, Ephrata, PA.