John J. LaPorta, 60, of Port Charlotte, Fla., passed away Tuesday, April 15, 2014.
He was born July 30, 1953, in Chicago, Ill., to Michael S. and Rose J. LaPorta.
John attended Gage Park High School in Chicago, before joining the United States Army. He moved to Port Charlotte in 1977.
John is survived by his brothers, Michael (Jeanene) LaPorta and Vincent (Elaine Miller) LaPorta; as well as many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents.
A memorial Mass will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, May 6, 2014, at St. Maximilian Kolbe Church, 1441 Spear St., Port Charlotte. Interment will follow immediately at Restlawn Memorial Gardens in Port Charlotte.
Arrangements are by Kays-Ponger & Uselton Funeral Home and Cremation Services Port Charlotte Chapel.