The Daily Item, Sunbury, PA

September 12, 2013

Keith D. Port, 52, Mount Pleasant Mills

The Daily Item

— MOUNT PLEASANT MILLS — Keith D. Port, 52, of Mount Pleasant Mills, passed away at 12:03 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 10, 2013, at the Harrisburg Hospital.

He was born June 19, 1961, in Lancaster, Lancaster County, a son of Mary (Flowers) Port Adame, of Manheim and the late Paul Port.

Keith was a welder by trade and his last employment was with Daimler’s, New Bloomfield.

He had a passion for restoring cars, hunting and enjoyed working on his grandparent’s farm.

In addition to his mother, he is survived by two daughters, Michele L. Port, of New Holland, and Crystal L. Port, of Manheim; one sister, Debbie Longenecker, and brother-in-law, Brian Longenecker, both of Mount Pleasant Mills; one stepsister, Theresa Hoke and her husband, Roy, of Elizabethtown; his stepfather, Raymond Adame, of Manheim; maternal grandmother, Dorothy Flowers, of Mount Pleasant Mills; four grandchildren, Landen Statts, Peyton Cranford, Joshua Winters, and Caleb Winters; and five nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by one brother, John Port; his maternal grandfather, Elwood Flowers, and his paternal grandparents, Paul and Cecil Port.

A viewing will be held from 4 to 8 p.m. Sunday with the family present from 6 to 8 at the Brown Funeral Homes, Inc., 111 Westfall St., McAlisterville, where the funeral will be conducted at 1 p.m. Monday with Mr. Roger Henry officiating.

Interment will be private.   

Memorial donations to help defray the funeral expenses may be made to the Juniata Valley Bank, P.O. Box 37, McAlisterville, PA  17049.

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