WEST WARWICK, R.I. – Ira J. Port died July 11 at West View Nursing & Rehabilitation Center, West Warwick. He was the beloved husband of the late Sally (Silverman) Port. Born in Providence, a son of the late Louis and Sadie (Chorney) Port, he had lived in Warwick since 1984. He was the owner of Port Press for more than 25 years, retiring in 1984. As a child, he enjoyed being a member of the Boy Scouts and became a Life Scout.
Devoted father of Sharon Birenbaum of Alpharetta, Ga., and her late husband, Sheldon, and the late Myron and Barry Port. Dear brother of the late Mary Zisserson and Estelle Goldman. Loving grandfather of Rhonda Birenbaum and Fredda Schwarz. Cherished great-grandfather of Benjamin and Samuel.
Contributions in his memory may be made to your favorite charity.