Transportation 21

Thomas L. Porter

December 30, 1953 ~ August 31, 2021 (age 67)


Thomas L. Porter age 67 of Corunna, IN died Tuesday, August 31, 2021. He was born December 30, 1953 in Manistee, MI to Lucien and Margaret “Peggy” (Maxwell) Porter. Tom married Tina M. Cameron on April 12, 1986 in Belmont; MI. Tom worked for 37 years as a conductor on the CSX and Amtrak Railroads, retiring in 2013. Tom was a United States Air Force veteran.

Tom was member of St. Michael the Archangel Catholic Church – Waterloo, IN., Garrett Knights of Columbus Council #1790 and Mother Theresa Assembly of the 4th degree Knights of Columbus. He was a Silver level Master Gardner and volunteered in many positions at St Michael the Archangel Church.

Tom is survived by his wife: Tina M. Porter, Corunna, IN; daughter: Sarah M. Porter, Columbia City, IN; son: Zachary L. Porter, Angola, IN and a granddaughter: Angel; siblings: Linda Burns, Grand Rapids, MI; Louis (Sharon) Porter, Okemos, MI; Mary (Richard) Brown, Mason, MI; Jean (Michael) Mucha, Bryon Center, MI; Ronald Porter, Grand Rapids, MI; Robert (Laurie) Porter, Bear Lake, MI; sister-in-law: Denise (Earl) Lietzau; brothers-in-law: Ken Cameron, Ronald (Louise) Cameron, Joseph (Wendy) Cameron; nieces and nephews: Kathleen Jager (Ken Saville); Suzy (Jerry) Carrick; Nathan (Colleen) Brown; Amy (Larry) Bailey; Lucas Porter; Jordan Mucha; Kyle Mucha, Lindsey Mucha; Adam Porter.

Tom was preceded in death by his parents; Lucien and Margaret (Maxwell) Porter; sister and brother-in-law: Rosemary and Raymond Dickinson.

A Mass of Christian Burial will take place at 2 p.m. Tuesday, September 7, 2021 at St. Michael the Archangel Catholic Church, 1098 C. R. 39, Waterloo, IN  46793.

Visitation will take place 90 minutes prior to the funeral mass at the church.

Military honors will take place at the conclusion of the funeral mass by the Garrett American Legion and the United States Air Force.

Burial will take place at a later date in St. Michaels Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers – Memorials are requested to St. Michael The Archangel Youth Group or the American Heart Association.

To send flowers to the family, please visit our floral store.


September 7, 2021

12:30 PM to 2:00 PM
St. Michael the Archangel Catholic Church (Waterloo)

Mass of Christian Burial
September 7, 2021

2:00 PM
St. Michael the Archangel Catholic Church (Waterloo)


American Heart Association

St. Michael the Archangel Catholic Church Youth Group
1098 C.R. 39, Waterloo IN 46793

© 2022 Thomas Funeral Home. All Rights Reserved. Funeral Home website by CFS & TA | Terms of Use | Privacy Policy | Accessibility