Santine Porpora
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Visitation at Funeral Home

2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Sunday, August 19, 2018
Donovan Funeral Home, Inc
82 South Church Street
Goshen, New York, United States


11:00 am
Monday, August 20, 2018
St. John's Church
71 Murray Ave.
Goshen, New York, United States

Final Resting Place

Cedar Hill Mausoleum
5469 US-9W
Newburgh, New York, United States

Obituary of Santine A. Porpora

Santine A. Porpora, known as Tina, age 100 of Florida, NY passed away on Thursday at her home. Tina was born in Brooklyn, NY and is the late daughter of Joseph and Rose (Ross) DeBartol.

She was the loving wife of Frank Porpora for over 44 years who passed away in 1987. Together, she and her husband owned Miss Muffet Cheese Corporation in Goshen, NY.

She is survived by her son, John and his wife Millie, daughter Jan and partner Peter Fotis, and brothers Joseph and Dick DeBartolo.

She was predeceased by her loving daughter Dolores in 2009 and sadly is being interred on what would be Dolores' 67th birthday.

Her family includes 5 grandchildren: Nicole and Scott Wagner, Amy and Logan Pavia, Michael and Christine Porpora, Jenny and Josh Eisenhauer , Lisa and Mike Farrell and 10 great grandchildren.

Tina was a Para Professional teacher at BOCES for over 29 years, and also taught English as a second language and was active in Catholic Daughters for over 30 years. She was an active parishioner and communicant at St. Joseph and St. John's Churches. She was a loving and generous mother, teacher, wife and friend with a deep and lasting faith.

Visiting Hours will be Sunday, August 19 from 2:00 to 5:00 PM at Donovan Funeral Home at 82 South Church Street in Goshen, NY.

A Mass of Christian burial will be held at 11:00 AM on Monday August 20, 2018 at St. John's Church, 71 Murray Ave. Goshen NY with Father Robert Porpora officiating. Burial will be in Cedar Hill Cemetery in Newburgh on Monday, August 20th.

In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Orange County Hospice Center or the Orange County Food Pantry.

Arrangements under the care of Donovan Funeral Home, Inc. To leave a condolence online please visit

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