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Philip Portser

January 27, 1956 - February 1, 2011

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Philip John Portser, 55 of Hopkinton, MA, passed away on February 1, 2011 with his wife of 25 years, Vickie by his side.
He was born January 27, 1956 in New York, NY the son of John and Janet (MacKinnon) Portser. He is survived by his wife Vickie; his mother Mrs. Janet Portser of Yarmouthport, MA; his sister Mary Portser-Root and brother-in-law Christopher Root of Venice, CA, and Mr. & Mrs. Alistair MacKinnon and five cousins of England.
He attended St. Bernard’s School in NY; Choate Rosemary; Boston University and graduated from the University of Colorado.
He was the owner of PRE, Inc. a commercial real estate company specializing in storage and modular home facilities.
Philip was an adventurous spirit, traveled the world and was interested in and respected different cultures. An avid reader, skier, photographer, sailor, he loved animals and the beauty of nature both mountains and sea. Philip had a quiet kindness, a man with a witty sense of humor, deep intelligence, a love of life and good friends. He will be missed by those who were fortunate to know him and share his life.
A celebration of his life will be held Saturday, February 12, 2011 at 2:00 PM at the Chesmore Funeral Home of Hopkinton, 57 Hayden Rowe St. www.ChesmoreFuneralHome.com
Donations in his memory may be made to Doctors Without Borders, an organization in which he strongly believed. Doctors Without Borders; (www.doctorswithoutborders.org or #888-392-0392)