Obituary of George Porto
George Porto, 90, of Jackson passed away peacefully at home on Friday, February 10, 2023. George was born, raised and lived in Brooklyn, NY. He moved to Old Bridge to raise his family and retired to Jackson in 1993. George was an accountant and worked for Lever Brothers in New York City until retirement. He unretired and then worked for the New York Times until finally re-retiring. A true Renaissance man, he was a lover of the arts. George enjoyed baking, had a passion for photography, relished his time watching movies in his home theater, and listening to music. Yet most of all, he could be found lost in the pages of a good book most likely from the Ocean County Library in Jackson.
George was predeceased by his brother, Andy Porto and his wife, Joan and a brother-in-law, Frank Delle Donne. He is survived by his three children, twins, Glenn Porto and his wife, Lorraine of Ivyland, PA and Gary Porto and his wife, Karen of Hillsborough and Tammy Wilday and her husband, Mike of East Windsor; six grandchildren, Bradley, Logan, Nicholas, Alyssa, Alanna, and Michael; sister, Terry Delle Donne of Somerset.
A visitation will be held at the Clayton & McGirr Funeral Home, 100 Elton-Adelphia Road (Route 524), Freehold Township on Wednesday, February 15, 2023 from 4:00 to 7:00 PM. Relatives and friends are invited to attend his 11:30 funeral service in the chapel at Gate of Heaven Cemetery, 225 Ridgedale Avenue, East Hanover, NJ 07936. Entombment will follow in the cemetery mausoleum. For information, directions or condolence messages to the family, visit www.claytonfuneralhome.com.