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Howard Portzer

June 30, 1931 ~ December 5, 2020 (age 89) 89 Years Old


HOWLAND- Howard Portzer of Howland passed away peacefully early Saturday morning December 5th, 2020 at Shepherd of the Valley in Howland. He was eighty-nine years old. 

Howard was born in St. Mary’s, Pennsylvania on June 30th, 1931 a son of Edward and Madeline (Hess) Portzer. 

Following his graduation from high school, he furthered his education to become an aviation mechanic.  He went on to work for Beckett Aviation at the Youngstown Regional Airport for many years before his retirement.  

He leaves behind his brothers Arthur Portzer of Vienna and Casper Portzer of Ashtabula along with his many nieces and nephews. 

Howard was preceded in death by his parents and three brothers.

Friends may visit with his family on Wednesday evening from 7:00-8:00PM at the Dillon & Santucci Funeral Home, 4471 Warren-Sharon Road in Vienna, OH.

A Requiem Mass will be held at 10:00AM on Thursday at Queen of the Holy Rosary Catholic Church with Fr. Joseph Portzer F.S.S.P. officiating

Burial will be at Gageville Cemetery in Sheffield Twp., Ohio

Friends may visit to sign the guestbook for the Portzer family.

To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of Howard Portzer, please visit our floral store.


December 9, 2020

7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Dillon & Santucci Funeral Home
4471 Warren-Sharon Road
Vienna, OH 44473

Requiem Mass
December 10, 2020

10:00 AM
Queen of the Holy Rosary Catholic Church
291 Scoville Drive
Vienna, OH 44473

Interment following funeral service
December 10, 2020

Gageville Cemetery
3303 Plymouth Gageville Road
Ashtabula, OH 44404


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