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Harry S. Porenski Jr.

Harry S. Porenski Jr. Harry S. Porenski Jr.

Harry Stephen Porenski Jr., age 75, Corydon, Ind., passed away on Tuesday, Dec. 1, 2020, at Baptist Health Floyd hospital in New Albany, Ind.

Harry was born in Louisville, Ky., on June 23, 1945, to Harry Stephen Sr. and Nellie Jefferies Porenski. He married Geraldine Crawford on Aug. 19, 1967, and they have enjoyed 53 years together.

Harry was a member of Central Barren United Methodist Church and the New Salisbury Lions Club, where he served as a past district governor. He enjoyed model trains, astronomy, photography and cheering on the Kentucky Wildcats. Harry retired from Brown & Williamson Tobacco Co. in 2001 where he worked as a materials engineer for more than 30 years. He loved to spend time with friends and family, especially his grandkids.

Harry is preceded in death by his parents.

He is survived by his wife, Geraldine Crawford Porenski; daughter, Lisa Hardegree (Jake); sister, Robin Stankiewicz (John); three grandchildren, Hannah, Seth and Hadyn; and several brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law, as well as numerous nieces and nephews.

A private graveside service will be held at Central Barren Cemetery. Love Funeral Home in Palmyra, Ind., is handling the arrangements.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be sent to Central Barren United Methodist Church at 11170 Highway 135, New Salisbury, IN 47161 or the New Salisbury Lions Club.