Anthony R. ????ony???? Porfilio, age 73, formerly of Waterford, died Tuesday, February 14, 2012 in Leesburg, FL. He was born January 28, 1939 in Meadville, PA and retired as a US Navy Chief in February of 1975. Mr. Porfilio started and taught the ROTC Program at Harborcreek High School, and he was owner/operator of Porfilio Hair Salon in Waterford, retiring in June of 2000 when he and his wife JoAnn moved to Leesburg, FL. Tony was a ????eople person???? who made friends wherever he went. He enjoyed being on the water and he loved golfing.

In addition to his wife 27 years, JoAnn, he is further survived by daughter Cindi (Kevin) Sakuta of Jesup, GA; sons: Mark (Martha) Porfilio of Port Charlotte, FL and Marty Porfilio of Bradenton, FL; daughter Chris Porfilio of Lakeside, CA; four daughters: Lori Adamson of Springboro, PA, Coleen Lord of Alvin, TX, Stephanie (Brian) Williams of Manchester, NH, and Amy McCracken of Manchester, NH; sisters: Marian (Tom) Webster and Sandra (Donald) Vogel; brother Ralph Porfilio; 13 grandchildren, 5 great grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. Tony was preceded in death by a great grandson Joshua Blake Porfilio and a brother Joseph Porfilio.

A memorial service will be held at the Van Matre Funeral Home, 105 Walnut Street, Waterford on Saturday, March 3. Friends will be received at 12:00 noon and the service will follow at 1:00 pm with Rev. Fr. Thomas Whitman of All Saints Parish officiating.