Doris J. Porter
11/04/1925 - 06/08/2017

Doris J. Porter, 91, of Springfield, New Jersey passed away peacefully on Thursday, June 8, 2017 at Overlook Hospital.

Doris was born on November 4, 1925 in Newark, NJ. She was the daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Valentine and Victoria (nee Girtanner) Johnson.

Doris was married to the late Deacon Edward W. Porter, a deacon of the Archdiocese of Newark. They both resided in Springfield for over 50 years. Doris was a parishioner of St. James the Apostle Church, Springfield, NJ. She enjoyed volunteering at Overlook Hospital and SAGE throughout the years. In her spare time, Doris enjoyed traveling especially to religious sites and Disney World.

Doris was predeceased by her beloved husband in 2008, Deacon Edward W. Porter. She was the loving mother of daughter, Barbara O’Sullivan of Boca Raton, FL, sons; Ronald E. Porter of Springfield, NJ and John Porter of Celebration, FL. She was the cherished grandmother of Jessica O’Sullivan, Vicky O’Sullivan, Nick O’Sullivan, James Porter, Joseph Porter, Richard Porter and 7 great-grandchildren.

A visitation will be held on Monday, June 12, 2017 from 5:00 to 9:00 p.m. at Bradley, Smith & Smith Funeral Home, 415 Morris Avenue, Springfield, NJ 07081. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held 10:30 a.m. on Tuesday, June 13, 2017 at St. James the Apostle Church, 45 South Springfield Avenue, Springfield, NJ 07081. Entombment will follow at St. Stephen’s Cemetery, Millburn, NJ.