John G. “Jack” Porch

John G. “Jack” Porch succumbed on January 24, 2009 after a lengthy illness.

Preceded in death by his parents, he is survived by his wife of 43 years, Phyllis; two sons, Mr. and Mrs. Jon Porch and Michael Porch. He has five grandchildren, Rachel, Valerie, Samantha, Lauren and Garrett. He served in the USAF and was at the Bay of Pigs and the Vietnam conflict. Jack was employed in the safety and security industry for over 40 years. He was currently employed by Loomis as a trainer and technician. Jack was also chief of the Yardley-Makefield Rescue Square in the 1960’s. After moving to Virginia he became a police officer and a special police officer for over 15 years. He was a member of the Dale City Rescue Squad Co. 10 under Chief Gideon. In 1985 he received the channel 9 News Volunteer Activist award for developing and implementing a counseling program for the 31st Judicial District Court services in Manassas Virginia. Jack was a member of the Yardley Jaycees and coordinated the soap-box derby. Currently he is a member of the Moose Lodge #583. Jack also became a foster parent for the troubled youths. He received numerous awards and citations for his service. Family will receive friends on Tuesday, February 3, from 7 to 9 p.m. at Miller Funeral Home, 3200 Golansky Blvd., Wood-bridge. Service will be held on Wednesday, February 4, at 9:30 a.m. in the Miller Funeral Home Chapel with the Reverend Chipps officiating. Interment to follow at Quantico National Cemetery. A memorial reception will be hosted by the Moose Lodge (off Rt. 1) in Lorton, Va. to celebrate Jack’s life. To offer condolences

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