Henry was born in Los Angeles, California. During World War II, he joined the Navy at age 17. When he came home, he went to college for a couple of years. He eventually ending up working in the tool and die trade for almost 40 years in Los Angeles. In 2000, he moved to Livermore with his wife.
He is survived by his loving wife of 35 years. Henry has one remaining son Scott Porter, one stepdaughter Cynthia Hahn, one stepson Paul Fera, 13 grandchildren, and four great grandchildren. Henry was proceeded in death by his daughter, Theresa, and two sons, William Porter and John Porter.
Service will be at 11 am on December 7th at St Charles Borromeo, 1315 Lomitas, Livermore .
Callaghan Mortuary is honored to be serving the Porter family. An online guestbook is available for condolences at www.callaghanmortuary.com.