Stanley Porter, 98, of Lexington died May 9

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Stanley Porter, 98, of Lexington, died Wednesday, May 9, 2018.  He was born in Northbridge, Mass., in 1920.

In addition to his parents, Alexander Narplucka and Caroline Madie Narplucka, he was preceded in death by a sister, Bernice Porter.

Stanley enlisted in the U.S. Navy in 1940, served 30 years and retired in 1970.  He advanced from seaman recruit to chief petty officer then to warrant officer and ended his career as a lieutenant.  During WWII he served in the South West Pacific.  Stanley was a member of the MOAA, FRA and a 4th degree Knight of Columbus.

Surviving are his wife of 75 years, Pauline Frederick Porter, of Lexington; daughter Sharyn Sexton, and son-in-law Michael, of Lexington; sister Jean Pickett, of Braintree, Mass.; three grandchildren, Michael, of Fairfield, Wayne, of Lovettsville, and Pauline Lewis, of Greer, S.C.; and eight great-grandchildren.

A funeral service will be conducted at 2 p.m., Friday, May 11, at Harrison Funeral Chapel with Father Joseph D'Aurora officiating. 

The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, May 10, at Harrison Funeral Home.

Memorial contributions may be made in Stanley's memory to the Lexington Rescue Squad.

Arrangements are by Harrison Funeral Home & Crematory.

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