Obituary: Joseph H. Porter, Lawyer, Educator

Joseph Harold Porter,75, lawyer and educator, of Norwood, formerly of Newton on Wednesday, Jan. 8, 2014. He was born in Cambridge,  July 21, 1938.

He was son of the late Morris George and Sylvia (Richmond) Porter, beloved husband of the late Carol (Wallins), whom he married June 23, 1960, she died Nov. 18, 1985. He later met and married Natalie (Waldman) on Feb. 18, 1990, who died Jan. 21, 2013.

Mr. Porter graduated from Boston Latin Class of 1956, he then attended Tufts University where he received his BA in 1960. In 1963 he received his JD from Boston College, and took his Bar for MA. U.S. District Court in 1965, U.S. Supreme Court in 1992.

Services will be held at Stanetsky Memorial Chapels, 475 Washington St., Canton on Sunday, Jan. 12 at noon. Burial will follow at Sharon Memorial Park, 41 Dedham St., Sharon. Memorial observance will be at the home of Andrew and Amy Porter immediately following burial until 8 p.m., continuing on Monday from 2-4 p.m. and 6-9 p.m.. In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made to Boston Latin School Association, 27 School St., Suite 300, Boston, MA 02108.

For more information, go to Stanetsky Memorial Chapels.


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