James A. Porfirio, 75, of Georgetown, passed away on Wednesday, January 14, 2015. Visitation will be held on Sunday, January 18, 2015 from 5:00PM to 7:00PM at The Gabriel’s Funeral Chapel, 393 North IH 35, Georgetown, TX with a Rosary to being recited at 6pm. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Monday, January 19, 2015 at 10 AM at St. Helen Catholic Church, 2700 East University, Georgetown, TX 78626. Interment to follow at Holy Trinity Cemetery in Corn Hill. Honoring Mr. Porfirio’s memory serving as pallbearers will be: Greg Danek, David Danek, John Danek, Jerry Danek, Dennis Danek and Patrick Caprez.

Mr. Porfirio was born August 28, 1939 in Austin, Texas to Albert and Victoria Porfirio. James was a huge Longhorn fan and loved watching all University of Texas sports, playing golf and dominos; drinking coffee every morning with buddies at Mariachi’s to discuss current events. Most of all, he loved being with his grandchildren. James worked as a self-employed accountant after graduating St. Edwards High School and attending UT. He was a long time parishioner at Saint Helen’s Catholic Church in Georgetown and member of The Knights of Columbus, Georgetown Country Club, SPJST, Moravian Club. He also coached Little League Baseball for all 3 children.

Mr. Porfirio is preceded in death by: his parents Albert and Victoria (Maxey) Porfirio of Austin. He leaves behind his wife of 50 years Edith (Danek), son Ronnie Porfirio of Georgetown; daughter Karen Cavanaugh and husband Tim of Georgetown; DeAnn Rutledge and husband Ryan of Georgetown; brother Gary Porfirio of Austin; sister Mary Caprez and brother-in-law Pat of Akron, Ohio. Grandchildren include Trey, Matthew and Lauren Cavanaugh along with Abigail and Caroline Rutledge.

Honorary Pallbearers are Daryl Guess, Gerald Hill, Tiger Ray, Dale Cockerell and Jerry Jolly; nephews Michael Caprez, Jimmy Caprez

The Porfirio Family would like to thank the staff at St. David’s Hospital in Georgetown for all their continuous care and the support and prayers from family and friends.

In lieu of flowers, please donate in his name to The American Cancer Society or Holy Trinity Cemetery in Corn Hill.