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Glenn E. Porter

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“Glenn won my heart when I was a young girl as he shared the secret that he loved Snoopy, too. His was always the 1st Christmas card that any of us...Read More »
1 of 9 | Posted by: Lola Knox - Sisters, OR

“To the Family of Glenn Porter: We offer our condolences on the loss of your father and our friend. When I met Glenn, he was the Director of...Read More »
2 of 9 | Posted by: Eloy Arguello - San Antonio, TX

“Patrick and John, My sincerest condolences on the passing of your father. May he rest in peace for all eternity in the presence of our Father in...Read More »
3 of 9 | Posted by: Joe Nick Garza - San Antonio, TX

“Thank you so much for the kind wishes and thoughtfulness shown our father. We enjoyed seeing many of you at the Memorial Party last weekend. The...Read More »
4 of 9 | Posted by: John Porter - New York, NY

“I was a dealer at the Stardust when I met Glenn many years ago. He was an absolute delight. I enjoyed his e-mails as well. He will be missed by...Read More »
5 of 9 | Posted by: Patricia BURRELL(Bronxie) - NV

“Mr Porter was my homeroom teacher at Horace Mann .I was in the first class he ever taught in 1955-56.I have the honor of being the first class...Read More »
6 of 9 | Posted by: Cosme Escobedo - san antonio, TX

“Like Pidge and Ron, I met Glenn in Vegas. We were BJ tournaments/ email buddies. I was also a teacher, and we often told teacher war stories. Some...Read More »
7 of 9 | Posted by: Liz Hardy - Richmond, TX

“I met Glenn at a blackjack table in Las Vegas where we spent hours having fun, drinking Makers Mark, and telling dirty jokes. I made sure my husband...Read More »
8 of 9 | Posted by: Ron and Pidge Spring - Columbus, OH

“I did not know Glenn until a friend encouraged me to become involved with TREDDA. My favorite memories with Glenn would be visiting with him while...Read More »
9 of 9 | Posted by: Barbara Holdsworth - San Antonio, TX

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Glenn E. Porter of San Antonio, TX passed away on February 25, 2009 at the age of 79. He was born June 26, 1929 in El Reno, Oklahoma. Glenn was a graduate of SE Missouri State University and completed his Master's degree from Trinity University. He taught at Mann Junior High and Jefferson High School. He was a counselor at Fox Tech, Principal at Emerson & Riley Middle Schools, and assigned to the central office of SAISD for several years. Glenn was active in teacher and retired teacher organizations. He, along with Sarah Smith and Bill Lafferty, started TREDDA to aid retired TRS personnel living below the poverty level. He was preceded in death by his wife of 23 years, La Quita Porter. He is survived by his 2 sons, Patrick and John; also Debbie Rose and his grandson Brendan. A celebration of his life will be from 2-5 pm on Saturday, February 28, 2009 at Acadiana Café at 1299 SW Loop 410 @ Marbach in San Antonio. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to: TREDDA 8419 Chesham San Antonio, TX 78254.

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