A United States Air Force veteran from Northport who loved fishing in the Great South Bay Richard J.P. Pordon died Tuesday, May 28 at age 88.
Pordon is being remembered as "hardworking, kind and caring" and a "stalwart steward" of planet earth "and "especially his favorite fishing waters, the Great South Bay."He was the husband of the late Wilma and father of Simone (Richard) Monahan, Richard (Mark) Pordon and Gabrielle (Robert) Glick; grandfather of "Peeps" Sachiko (Adam) Becker, Abigail, Samuel, and Emily Glick, Leo and Stella Becker.
Prodon was brother-in-law to Bunny Fasaro; "Uncle Dick-Shark" to Jody (Doug), Kerry (Joan), Randy (Tom), Jacalyn, April, Logan, and the late Darien; cousin to Carole, Gerrie, Kevin and their Arizona families and loved by his dog Missy. He was predeceased by his parents, Ophelia and Peter Pordon.
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