HOPKINTON – Peter B. Porter, 66, of Hopkinton, passed away Wednesday, March 29, 2017.
Born in Boston, he was the son of the late Eleanor (Benson) and Bliss C. Porter.
Porter loved the Boston Bruins and was a season ticket holder in Section 99 of the old Boston Garden throughout his 30’s & 40’s. He loved bringing his children to games at The Garden and took pleasure in playing hallway hockey with them in between periods.
In the past, he and his son enjoyed their time together as part of the Hudson Street Hockey League, He was also a very supportive “Horse Show Dad” to his daughter and dedicated many weekends trailering horses to events throughout his daughter’s childhood.
Porter took great pride in his family run construction business, Unique Design and Construction, which he based out of the family home in Hopkinton, until going to work as the Director of Maintenance at Riverview Condominiums in Cambridge in the 90’s.
He is survived by his two children, Christopher Richmond Tabor-Porter and his wife Nataevia (Carrasquillo) Tabor-Porter of Northbridge and Danielle Tabor-Porter of Upton, and their mother Pamela Tabor-Porter. He also leaves behind his two brothers, Michael Porter of Hopkinton and Al Porter of Ashland; his three grandchildren who he absolutely adored, Leona, Gabriel and Hunter; his best friend Paul Beaulieu of Medford, who will miss their whimsical road trips and shenanigans, as well as his nieces, Alexis & Nikki, and his nephew, Matthew.
A Celebration of Life will be held on Saturday, April 8 at 2 p.m.. at Connect Church, 280 Pleasant Street in Ashland.
In lieu of flowers, the family asks that donations in Peter’s name be made to Hopkinton Police Department, 74 Main St. Hopkinton, MA 01747 or the DARE Program at HPD.
Arrangements are under the care of the Chesmore Funeral Home of Hopkinton, www.ChesmoreFuneralHome.com