Carol A. Pforte, 73 of Newburgh, a retired Teacher’s Aide for Orange County Boces, peacefully entered into rest on Monday, November 13, 2017 at home surrounded by her loving family. She was the most beautiful and caring wife and mother, and she will be sadly missed by all who knew her. The daughter of the late Thomas and Jean Lanza, she was born December 19, 1943 in Passaic, NJ.

Carol is survived by her loving husband of 52 years, Fred Pforte, at home; her daughters, Denise Prekas and her husband George, and Dianne Bruschetti and her husband James; her brother, Guy Lanza and his wife Kathy; sister-in-law, Joyce Lanza; and many nieces and nephews. In addition to her parents, she was predeceased by her siblings, Barbara Snyder and Thomas Lanza Jr.

Visitation will be held from 5-8 pm on Wednesday, November 15 at Brooks Funeral Home, 481 Gidney Ave., Newburgh. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10 am on Thursday, November 16 at Sacred Heart Church, Newburgh.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations in Carol’s memory may be sent to Hospice of Orange & Sullivan Counties, 800 Stony Brook Ct., Newburgh, NY 12550.

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