Ryan Eric Porter, Youngstown, Ohio Obituary

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (MyValleyTributes) – Ryan Eric Porter, 13, returned home to be with the Lord on Friday, May 6, 2022.

Ryan was born March 17, 2009 in Youngstown, the son of Margaret Ann Porter and the late Eric D. Porter.

He was baptized into the Methodist faith.

Ryan was an amazing young man who had compassion and love for everyone he met. He was always ready to help, had a kind word, a hug and a smile.

Ryan was a student at Lowellville School. He was an active student member of the group. As a student in Lowellville, he studied different foreign languages ​​and signing for the deaf. Ryan loved music and enjoyed playing trombone, bass, keyboard, drums and guitar.

He spent many hours on his computer creating musical melodies. His favorite NFL team was the Pittsburgh Steelers and his favorite wrestler was John Cena. As a child, Ryan spent many hours alongside his father learning to fix cars and trucks, especially his father’s 1985 Monte Carlo. Ryan played T-ball for Morgan Oil, Falcon Foundry and Bodine Perry. Ryan wanted to study Computer Medical Engineering as a future career. He enjoyed taking rides in his father’s Classic 1985 Monte Carlo. He especially loved when the family got together for birthdays, holidays, barbecues and other occasions, just because.
Margaret’s partner, Keith Kanza also played an important role in Ryan’s life. He enjoyed fishing, bowling, swimming, biking, and playing his gaming devices with his friends Levi, Logan, John, Spencer, Keenan, and Caleb. Ryan was a smart kid. He learned to work on a computer at the age of four. He also loved playing with his cat, Lily, and the dogs, Spencer and Minnie.

He will always be fondly remembered by his mother, Margaret Ann Porter of Youngstown; grandmother, Carol Reedy of Boardman; aunts, Kim Morrison of Boardman and Shelley (William) Clay of Youngstown; uncles, Scott Morrison of Youngstown and Durand Porter of Niles and many cousins ​​and friends.

Besides his father, Eric D. Porter, who died on August 1, 2020, he was predeceased by his grandfathers, Jerry Morrison, Wade Porter and Clair Reedy; grandmother, Carol Porter; uncles, Allen Porter, Mark Morrison and James Reedy; aunts, Lori Porter and Jean Shiminsky and her dog, Maggie.

Ryan will forever be in the hearts of his family and friends. His memory will live on through his family and friends.

Family and friends can call from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m., followed by a memorial service at 3:00 p.m. on Saturday, May 21, 2022 at the Rossi Brothers and Lellio Funeral Home, 4442 South Avenue, Boardman, with Pastor Joseph Congemi officiating.

In lieu of flowers, monetary contributions may be made to Margaret Ann Porter.

The Porter family would like to express their sincere gratitude to the community, friends and family of Lowellville for their support, prayers and condolences.

Family and friends are encouraged to offer prayers for the family and support by phone, text, email or can visit the Book of Memories at www.rossifunerals.com.

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A television tribute will air on Tuesday, May 17 at the following approximate times: 6:43 a.m. on WYTV, 9:32 a.m. on WKBN, 10:58 a.m. on FOX, and 8:12 p.m. on MyYTV.

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