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Official Obituary of

Douglas William Porritt

July 22, 1962 ~ March 26, 2024 (age 61) 61 Years Old

Douglas Porritt Obituary

Douglas William Porritt passed away March 26, 2024 after a short illness. Douglas is survived by his partner of 27 years, Tonnie Carter; children, Emanuel and Maria Palafox of Valparaiso, IN; 3 sisters, Allyson (Dave) Reinbold, Ann (Dennis) Deering and Amy (Paul) Willet from Flint, MI and many nieces, nephews and other relatives. 

Doug graduated from South Plainfield High School, South Plainfield New Jersey and earned his Bachelor's of Arts from Jordan College and Masters of Business Administration with a concentration in Global Management from the University of Phoenix. Doug also completed several foreign exchange studies while pursuing his degrees in England, Israel and Amsterdam. 

Doug enjoyed learning new languages, cooking and trying new recipes as well as spending time with his family and friends. 

Doug loved the Lord and spent many years serving as a missionary in Haiti, Mexico and Iran sharing the word of the Lord to others. 

Doug touched many lives with his kind heart and contagious smile and will be greatly missed by everyone that knew him. 

No public service will be held per his request. 

For additional information, please contact Hillside Funeral Home & Cremation Center, Konnie Kuiper - Michael Kuiper-Vass by calling us at 219-838-0800 or visiting us at

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