September 12, 1934 ~ November 21, 2021

Born in: Dover Plains , NY
Resided in: Greece , NY

Patricia D. Porter

Greece: Sunday, November 21, 2021 at age 87. Predeceased by her parents, Benjamin and Louise Duncan; infant brother, Raymond Duncan; brother, Kevin Duncan. Survived by her children, Michele (Rick) Bambauer, Marial Ophardt, Curtis (Donna) Porter, Shirley Sherman; grandchildren, Nathan (Tina) Ophardt, Kristen (Dave) Rogers, Todd (Alicia) Ophardt, Jessica (Robert) Garcia, Erik Porter, Melanie Porter (Armondo), Audra Porter, Tim (Amanda) Hoats, Matthew (Rachel) Sherman, Jonathan Sherman; 11 great-grandchildren; brother, G. Burke (Linda) Duncan; sister, Sandra Duncan (James) Pusateri; nieces and nephews, Alexa Duncan, David Ladd, Sean Duncan, Hunter Duncan; sister of the heart, Helen Herman. Patricia was a retiree of Eastman Kodak Company and a life member of Greece Volunteer Ambulance.


Friends may call Friday (Nov 26th) 4-7 PM at Vay-Schleich and Meeson, 1075 Long Pond Road. Her Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Saturday (Nov 27th) 10:30 AM at Our Mother of Sorrows Church, Greece. Private Interment. Contributions may be made to the charity of one’s choice in her memory.



Visitation: November 26, 2021 4:00 pm - November 26, 2021 7:00 pm

Vay-Schleich & Meeson - Greece Chapel
1075 Long Pond Road
Rochester, NY 14626

Service: November 27, 2021 10:30 am

Our Mother of Sorrows Church
5000 Mt. Read Blvd
Rochester, NY 14612

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  1. Michele, So sorry for you and your family loss. Lifting all in prayers and keeping in my thoughts. Sending hugs and love. Ben and Cindy

  2. This candle is for Pat, for being the best possible mother in law I could ask for. She was always welcoming and was always there for my children and me. She’ll live forever in our hearts. Love you Pat (Grams)

  3. Michele and family,

    Keeping you all in my prayers at this difficult time. May all your memories sustain you and bring you peace. Love you, Michele! pj

  4. My sincerest condolences to Michele Bambauer and her extended family. I was speaking with Michele as she was driving to New York to be with her mom and siblings last week. I hope and pray that everyone had opportunity to be in one another’s presence. Thoughts and prayers to the family.

  5. Michele & Family,
    Knowing how difficult this grief is, remember to share the stories in her memory. She left you with a garden of memories, sprayed with a million tears.
    My heart breaks for you,

  6. Michele and family,

    Deepest sympathies on your loss. May she rest in peace, and may you all find comfort in sharing memories of her.

  7. Michele, I am so sorry for your loss but I am virtually holding you in my arms! (((HUG))) Keeping you and all of your family in my prayers at this time. Hoping all of your loving memories of your Mom will sustain you during this time to bring you peace.

  8. It’s hard to put in words the sadness i feel .you were the grandma I had most of my life! Your presence will be missed so much! I love you so much! I’ll see you again someday!!! I love love love u

  9. You are now in heaven Godmother where your mother and father reside.
    You are a special lady and now you can shine even more. I will look for a new star in the sky.

  10. “Unable are the loved to die, for love is immortality” ~ Emily Dickinson

    Sending deepest sympathies & love.

  11. Michelle, I am so very sorry for the great loss of your dear mother. I will be thinking of you and your family and sending prayers of love and comfort your way.

    Lora Niazov

  12. Pat was my very good neighbor for the past 7 yrs. it is such a shock. She will be greatly missed. Prayers for all her dear family. Marlene Logory

  13. We extend our heartfelt condolences and deepest sympathy to Pat’s family. Pat was one fine Lady, a great neighbor, and a dear friend. Having had wholesome conversations with Pat, I will experience a void in my life. May your many memories assist to carry you through this time of grieving. God bless all of you. Bob & Mary Lou Ray

  14. Grams, you were always like another grandma to me when I was a teenager! You will be dearly missed by all.. watch over all your babies! My Condolences to the best second family a girl could have! All my love jenn ❤

  15. Michelle- I am so very sorry to hear of your Mom’s passing. We have so many great memories from the Islands. She was a wonderful person and a best friend to Sheila. May she Rest In Peace.
    Mary Ann and Kurt Hoyer

  16. I’m sad to learn that Pat has died. We were friends from our days of working at Kodak park. We continued our friendship aftter left Kodak.
    I will miss her. GOD BLESS all her family. Mary Lou Mason

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