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Vienna – Arthur Henry Portzer, 94, died on Friday, November 3, 2023 at St. Joseph Hospital, Warren, OH.
He was a founding member of Queen of the Holy Rosary Parish in Vienna, OH.
He is survived by his children Stephen (Donna), Paula (Marty) Meluch, Joan (David) Lipka, Elaine (Skip) Borneman, Marie (Jim) Price, Charles (Karen), Christine (John) Easterday, Annette (Alan) Prox, Edward (Joanne), Gregory, Father Joseph Portzer, FSSP, Regina (Chuck) Aronica, Barbara (Vince) Criste, and Ronald, 72 grandchildren, 70 great-grandchildren and younger brother Casper.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Teresa; his parents, Edward and Madeleine (Hess) Portzer; grandchildren Andrew and Francisco Meluch and Christopher Michael Aronica; his half-brother John, and brothers Roger, Ralph and Howard.
Visitation hours are Tuesday, November 7, 2023 from 6:00 to 8:00 PM (rosary at 7:30 PM), and Wednesday from 2:00 to 4:00 PM. (rosary 3:30 PM) and from 7:00 to 9:00 PM (rosary 8:30 PM) at Dillon & Santucci Funeral Home, 4471 Warren-Sharon Rd., Vienna, OH, 44473.
A sung Requiem Mass will be offered Thursday, November 9, 2023, at 11;00AM at Queen of the Holy Rosary Church, 291 Scoville Dr., Vienna, OH 44473, with Fr. Joseph Portzer, FSSP, officiating.
Burial will follow at Crown Hill Burial Park in Vienna, OH.
Family and friends may visit https://www.dillon-santucci.com/ to view this obituary, sign the guestbook, and send condolences to the Portzer family.
In lieu of flowers, donations and Mass requests can be made to either Queen of the Holy Rosary Catholic Church, 291 Scoville Dr, Vienna, OH 44473 or Priestly Fraternity of St. Peter, 450 Venard Road, South Abington Township, PA 18411.