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Barbara D. Porter
  • In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorial contributions be made to:
  • Marathon For a Better Life
    PO Box 268
    Warnerville, NY 12187
  • In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorial contributions be made to:
  • Blenheim United Methodist Church
    PO Box 137
    N. Blenheim, NY 12131

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“hi mom been awhile since we talked I miss you been thinking of you a lot lately makes me sad you aren't here on earth with us never thought I would...Read More »
1 of 78 | Posted by: howard porter - greenville, TX

“hi mom it has been way too long since ive written you mothers day is coming up and I will have to work so im wishing you a happy mothers day now I...Read More »
2 of 78 | Posted by: howard porter - greenville, TX

“hi mom wanted to say happy mothers day I miss you and love you ”
3 of 78 | Posted by: Howard - greenville, TX - son

“hi mom woke up thinking about you today hope you are in heaven am sure you are looking down on me hope you are proud of the person I have grown into...Read More »
4 of 78 | Posted by: howard porter - greenville, TX

“Hi mom I know its been awhile since I wrote finished up chemo feel a little better just tired a lot I am still grieving I cant believe you are gone...Read More »
5 of 78 | Posted by: Howard - Greenville, TX - SON

“Hi mom its been a long time since I wrote to you I miss you think of you all the time don't know if jen told you but I am going through the chemo...Read More »
6 of 78 | Posted by: Howard - greenville, TX - son

“hi mom thinking of you today miss you a lot went back to work after my injury in fact went back 8 weeks early sitting in the house was driving me...Read More »
7 of 78 | Posted by: Howard porter - greenville, TX

“GOD MOM I HAVE BEEN THINKING SO MUCH ABOUT YOU THIS WEEK I MISS YOU SO MUCH JEN AND I CRY TO EACHOTHER SOMETIMES I HEARD A SONG FROM RASCAL FLATS...Read More »
8 of 78 | Posted by: howard porter - GREENVILLE, TX

“Hi mom miss you so much cant stand it sometimes I am heading to dallas this morning to have another surgery when I am under if you have time come and...Read More »
9 of 78 | Posted by: howard porter - greenville, TX

“hey sis cant believe its been a year hope your up in heaven having one big family reunion we love and miss you give everyone hugs and kisses from...Read More »
10 of 78 | Posted by: florence wescott - lumberport, WV

“IT'S HARD TO BELIEVE THAT YOU HAVE BEEN GONE A YEAR ALREADY. I NEVER REALLY TOLD YOU HOW I FELT ABOUT YOU. I LOVED SPENDING TIME WITH YOU, YOU WERE...Read More »
11 of 78 | Posted by: MILLIE TEELING - GLOVERSVILLE, NY

“HI mom tomorrow is a year since you left us we all miss you so much Brandon is getting so big mom you should see him well maybe you can see him he is...Read More »
12 of 78 | Posted by: Howard porter - greenville, TX

“Hi mom been thinking of you all week you have been gone for a year in two days don't seem like it sometimes I dream about you and I wake up and...Read More »
13 of 78 | Posted by: Howard Porter - greenville, TX

“How are you today I have been thinking of you since your anniversariey is coming up and I don't want to see it I miss you so much sometimes I feel...Read More »
14 of 78 | Posted by: howard porter - greenville, TX

“Hi mom thought about you all day today haven't been feeling myself I am so lonely sometimes well tomorrow is my birthday seems like just yesterday I...Read More »
15 of 78 | Posted by: howard porter - greenville, TX

“Hi mom its bugger wanted to tell you happy birthday I woke up this morning and called you till I realized I couldn't so I will send you this birthday...Read More »
16 of 78 | Posted by: howard porter - greenville, TX

“just wanted to tell you I have thought about you all day I don't think it will be too long till we meet again I am getting tired of this disease for...Read More »
17 of 78 | Posted by: howard porter - greenville, TX

“hi mom happy mothers day I miss you been thinking of you all day today took sunday off I didn't wanna cry at work with everyone with their moms...Read More »
18 of 78 | Posted by: howard porter - greenville, TX

“hi mom its been awhile since i wrote but as you know i think an talk to you ever day jen is on her cruise hope she has fun she deserves to enjoy some...Read More »
19 of 78 | Posted by: howard porter - greenville, TX

“hi mom was playing some songs and i played the one i sent for your memorial and made me sad and thinking of you i miss you so much my heart still...Read More »
20 of 78 | Posted by: howard porter - greenville, TX

“hi mom thining of you this morning my letters are getting further apart i am afraid i will forget about you or miss a chance to say i love you i get...Read More »
21 of 78 | Posted by: howard porter - greenville, TX

“hi mom been awhile since i wrote you a letter but i still think of you everyday the other day amanda really broke down and greived for you she misses...Read More »
22 of 78 | Posted by: howard porter - greenville, TX

“hi mom i thought i could talk to you without crying i am gonna try later ok kinda down today been sad for three days love you ”
23 of 78 | Posted by: howard porter - greenville, TX

“hi mom i wanted too say that i love you i talked to jen lastnight and i didnt know you had left some money for us i told jen to keep it and pay for...Read More »
24 of 78 | Posted by: howard porter - greenville tx, TX

“hI MOM i know you arent a morning person but you can see this later its kinda cold out today unusually so and they say global warming huh been going...Read More »
25 of 78 | Posted by: howard porter - GREENVILLE, TX

“hi mom bugger here was thinking of you most of the day been having some health issues gonna die soon i think maybe the aids will win i go to see the...Read More »
26 of 78 | Posted by: howard porter - greenville, TX

“merry christmas pink we miss you we know your watching down on all your 1 of the angels now love and miss you pokie and family ”
27 of 78 | Posted by: florence - lumberport, WV

“hi mom its christmas day and know how special the holidays were to you i miss you more today than any other day wish that you were here it is...Read More »
28 of 78 | Posted by: howard porter - greenville, TX

“Hi mom been thinking of you the last few days christmas is right around the corner and makes me miss you more than i already do jen is also sad she...Read More »
29 of 78 | Posted by: howard porter - greenville, UT

“hi mom just got up its about 10am here i gotta go to the dr and see what he can put me on for depression i am not snapping back to myself on my days...Read More »
30 of 78 | Posted by: howard porter - greenville, TX

“Hi mom been thinking of you lastnight and today cried myself to sleep lastnight i have all these holiday decorations up and they dont seem to mean...Read More »
31 of 78 | Posted by: howard porter - greenville, TX

“Hey Sis just checking in. I miss you and mom so much I wish you both was here. But I know God had something for both of you to do. Well have to go I...Read More »
32 of 78 | Posted by: Millie - Gloversville, NY

“Hi mom was thinking of you today amber had her baby named her emma isnt that a pretty name jen posted a pic on facebook with her amber and emma wish...Read More »
33 of 78 | Posted by: howard porter - greenville, TX

“Hi mom hope all is well with you sorry i havent written in a few days very busy at work spent my first holiday without you it was sad i am glad that...Read More »
34 of 78 | Posted by: howard porter - greenville, TX

“happy thanksgiving pink we love and miss you ”
35 of 78 | Posted by: florence wescott - lumberport, WV

“hi mom we did the outside of the house lastnight hope you can see them i was thinking of you the whole time how you used to like the holidays i miss...Read More »
36 of 78 | Posted by: howard porter - greenville, TX

“hi mom sorry i havent written in a bit but was really busy with work and decorating for christmas seems different now that you are gone. wish i...Read More »
37 of 78 | Posted by: howard porter - greenville tx, TX

“hi mom thinking of you today all day there is a storm heading your way to ny been trying to call jen i think her phone is out no answer i know how...Read More »
38 of 78 | Posted by: howard porter - greenville, TX

“hi mom thinking of you alot today been crying its been three months an the pain still hurts i dont know how people deal with these losses its gonna...Read More »
39 of 78 | Posted by: howard porter - greenville, TX

“hi mom was thinking of you all day today for some reason its raining and in the 80's wish you had a chance to come and see our house and our lives...Read More »
40 of 78 | Posted by: howard porter - greenville, TX

“hi mom nice to see your faace i think of you all the time still lastnight i held your urn seemed so small for such a big heart i miss you and gram...Read More »
41 of 78 | Posted by: howard porter - greenville, TX

“hi mom hope you are ok and looking down on me hope you are proud i am afraid nikki is gonna mess her life up she is druging and drinking again so mom...Read More »
42 of 78 | Posted by: howard porter - greenville, TX

“Hi mom how are you its been a few days now i have been sick i think that the dr gave me that menningitis infection he tested me today so gotta wait...Read More »
43 of 78 | Posted by: howard porter - greenville, TX

“hi mom its bugger i have missed you all day today and gram too i am not coping starting to be scared mark and i argue some i see that jen fiinally...Read More »
44 of 78 | Posted by: howard porter - greenville, TX

“Good morning, Mom just started today looking at your memory wall. I just haven't been able to. You would of enjoy today because it is your best...Read More »
45 of 78 | Posted by: jennifer warner - north blenheim, NY

“HI MOM HOW ARE YOU ITS RAINING TODAY A NICE SLOW RAIN MAKES ME SAD I WAS WALKING UP AND DOWN OUR STREET CRYING DONT LIKE THE RAIN I KNOW THEY SAY...Read More »
46 of 78 | Posted by: howard porter - GREENVILLE, TX

“How are you today mom hope you are well and having a ball with everyone i miss you had to work today little slow had alot of down time had a few...Read More »
47 of 78 | Posted by: howard porter - greenville, TX

“hi mom its me again hope i am not bothering you i didnt sleep again lastnight just wandered around the house poor mark he just sits there and hugs me...Read More »
48 of 78 | Posted by: howard porter - greenville, TX

“hi mom how are you doing and gram and everyone else you are getting to see hope you are well now and free of pain it kills my heart to think you had...Read More »
49 of 78 | Posted by: howard porter - greenville, TX

“hi mom all i am gonna say today is i am very down very down mom am not dealing with this i have to sleep can you help me please i miss you and love...Read More »
50 of 78 | Posted by: howard porter - greenville, TX

“hi mom been a few days had my surgery on friday so slept all day hurt like the dickens but he said no cancer still have to wait for the full bioptsy...Read More »
51 of 78 | Posted by: howard porter - greenville, NY

“hi mom i cant stay long i gotta go and get mark from work too emotional today so i am just gonna say i love and miss you so much bugger ”
52 of 78 | Posted by: howard porter - greenville, TX

“Hi mom bugger again how are you today and gram have had a terrible day today had to leave work cuz i couldnt keep my stuff together with the 911...Read More »
53 of 78 | Posted by: howard porter - greenville, TX

“hi mom i know its early and you arent an early person but maybe time has no relevance in heaven and you are awake i dreamed about you again lastnight...Read More »
54 of 78 | Posted by: howard porter - greenville, TX

“hi mom went to the pain dr for my legs and back had me waiting for 2 hours and i let him have it i said did you have an emergency he said no just...Read More »
55 of 78 | Posted by: howard porter - greenville, TX

“Howie and Mark I am just a call away Sorry for your loss Love you both so much Daisy and George 903/456/6175 ”
56 of 78 | Posted by: Daisy huntington - Greenville, TX

“hey mom sorry that i missed you yestereday the dr is starting to sedate me so i sleep i am having hallucinations from lack of sleep i walk around the...Read More »
57 of 78 | Posted by: howard porter - greenville, TX

“Hi mom its me again went to the drs yesterday i think i told you i have to have surgery on the 14th now think i have cancer again mom i am so tired i...Read More »
58 of 78 | Posted by: howard porter - greenville, TX

“hi again mom i was reading the tributes almost all are from me but mark put one up here thats why i love him so much his heart is so big i didnt know...Read More »
59 of 78 | Posted by: howard porter - greenville, TX

“hi mom hope you dont mind me writing so much it helps me. just got in from work and tired gonna lie down for a bit before i gotta go and get mark...Read More »
60 of 78 | Posted by: howard porter - greenville, TX

“hi mom home from work had a busy busy day i am tired was so busy didnt get a chance to think about you except this morning when i was home anyway...Read More »
61 of 78 | Posted by: howard porter - greenville, NY

“Hay Ma, Im just sitting here at work and was thinking of the first time i met you and your family. How beauitful a place living in the mountains. ...Read More »
62 of 78 | Posted by: Mark George - Greenville, TX

“hi mom home from work today busy day with the holidays and all i am up for a promotion i dont know if i will take it i would have to travel and i am...Read More »
63 of 78 | Posted by: howard porter - greenville, TX

“hi mom its me i just got home from work.. i didnt want you to worry but i have to go to the oncologist on tues i think i have cancer again i dont...Read More »
64 of 78 | Posted by: howard porter - greenville, TX

“hi mom home from work now waiting for mark to get home to have dinner am gonna fix your goulash you used to make or macaroni and tomatoes my favorite...Read More »
65 of 78 | Posted by: howard porter - greenville, TX

“mom i wrote u earlier but i cant take this i dont have anyone to talk to except jen and its hard for her its been a month and it just gets worse for...Read More »
66 of 78 | Posted by: howard porter - greenville, TX

“Thanks for the message to me and jen i miss my friendship with you so much i know i dont call much because it makes me miss you and i am not a strong...Read More »
67 of 78 | Posted by: howard porter - greenville, TX

“hi mom i dont know who started this tribute but it always says the owner of it has to approve my messages so i am gonna do one of my own so i know i...Read More »
68 of 78 | Posted by: howard porter - greenville, TX

“hi mom kinda early this morning on my way to work.. i dreamed you were here with me lastnight and we were going to the catskill game farm do you...Read More »
69 of 78 | Posted by: howard porter - greenville, NY

“i WILL ALWAYS REMEMBER HOW HOWARD AND JENN LOVED THERE MOM.BOTH OF THEM WERE VERY ATTEBNTIVE AND CARING. THEY MADE SURE ALL HER NEEDS WERE MEET. AND...Read More »
70 of 78 | Posted by: HOLLY AUGI - STAMFORD, NY

“hi mom just got home from work was thinking about you most of the day i have your pic on my desk and everytime i look at it i cry. I talked to jen...Read More »
71 of 78 | Posted by: howard porter - greenville, TX

“hi mom i didnt know if my other post went thru anyway i miss you so much it literally makes my heart and body ache its hard i never thought about you...Read More »
72 of 78 | Posted by: howard porter - greenville, TX

“hi mom thinking about you every day, i miss you so much it literally hurts my body i love you i wish you had a nicer life than what you had but you...Read More »
73 of 78 | Posted by: howard porter - greenville, TX

“pink you will be missed you were a special person and had alot of love for not only your family but also friends. we love and miss you pokie and...Read More »
74 of 78 | Posted by: florence wescott - lumberport, WV

“Larry thanks for the message i miss our friendshiip i couldnt come up bacause couldnt fly just had 2 big surgeries and kinda week from that if you...Read More »
75 of 78 | Posted by: Howard porter - TX - son

“Sis you will be missed,I remember going coon hunting with you when I was younger. Now you can be with Mom and Harley.So sis now it's time for you to...Read More »
76 of 78 | Posted by: Mildred(Earles) Teeling - NY

“Jen & Family, Death leaves a heartache no one can heal, love leaves a memory no one can steal. I am sorry for your loss, my thoughts and prayers are...Read More »
77 of 78 | Posted by: Doralee Mickle - Middleburgh, NY

“When I was a teenager I basically lived with the Porter's. My favorite memory of Barb was watcing her play her country records. She would sit there...Read More »
78 of 78 | Posted by: Lawrence Kossmann


Broome- Barbara D. Porter, 71, of Stone Store Rd., died Wednesday, July 18, 2012, at her daughter's home in Gilboa.

Born June 3, 1941 in Middleburgh, she was a daughter of Harley and Jennie (Slater) Schrom.

Barbara was a lifelong area resident and retired after many years of employment at Stiefel Laboratory in East Durham. Following retirement, she was a house sitter for NYS Center for Disabilities.

She had several hobbies which include making baby blankets, bird watching, in particular hummingbirds, collecting Indian items, playing the lottery and visiting casinos.

She was predeceased by a son, Timmy Porter and two grandchildren: Tristin Miller and Robert G. Porter, Jr.

Survivors include her four children: Tina (Robert) McKissick of Franklin, Jennifer (John) Warner of Gilboa, Howard Porter (Mark George)of Greenville, TX, and Robert (Colleen) Porter of Central Bridge; three sisters: Olive Smigiel of Middleburgh, Florence Wescott of W. VA, and Mildred Earles of Gloversville; a brother: George Schrom of Nevada; eight grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.

A memorial service will be held at 1:00 PM on Monday, July 23, 2012 at the Blenheim United Methodist Church on State Route 30, with Rev. Neil Irwin officiating. There will be no calling hours and inurnment will be private.

Memorial contributions may be made to the United Methodist Church, PO Box 137, N. Blenheim, NY 12131 or Marathon for a Better Life, PO Box 268, Warnerville, NY 12187.

Arrangements have been entrusted to Palmer & Shaylor Funeral Home, 134 River St., Middleburgh and Mereness-Putnam Funeral Home, 171 Elm St., Cobleskill.