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Richard L. "Lenny Po" Porcha
January 13, 1934 ~ November 28, 2023 (age 89) 89 Years Old
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Richard L. "Lenny Po" Porcha 89 of Jeannette died Tuesday November 28, 2023 in Independence Health Westmoreland Hospital. He was born January 13, 1934 in Pittsburgh a son of the late Richard and Cora (Williams) Porcha. Prior to retirement he was employed by the Elliott Co. of Jeannette and he was a veteran of the Korean War serving with the U.S. Marine Corps. He was a member of the Hopewell Baptist Church and the Glass City Lodge 42 FAAYM-PHONC. In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by two sisters Mary Cook (Beverly) and Beatrice Howard (John). He is survived by a daughter Althea Cecelia Wright, two grandchildren, five great grandchildren and six great great grandchildren, God children Deanna Shannon and Jason Grant, his nieces and nephews caregivers: Valerie Diggs, Gloria Cook, Larry Cook, Charles Cook and Shari Edwards and numerous nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. Friends will be received Sunday from 2-4 and 6-8 PM in the Mason-Gelder Funeral Home Inc. 201 N. First St. Jeannette. Additional viewing will be held Monday in the Hopewell Baptist Church Jeannette from 10:00 AM till time of service at 11:00 AM with Rev. Anthony Murray officiating. Interment with military rites will follow in Jeannette Memorial Park. To send online condolences visit www.mason-gelder.com.