Gloria J. Porter âbeloved wife, mother, & grandmotherâ
CLARA, PA---Gloria J. Porter, 83, of Clara, formerly of Pottstown, died unexpectedly on Thursday, May 24, 2012 in Charles Cole Memorial Hospital, Coudersport.
She was born December 5, 1928 in Pottstown. On November 20, 1948 in Pottstown, she married Charles V. Porter, who survives.
Mrs. Porter was employed as an operator for Bell Telephone in Pottstown. She, her husband, and her son, Dale, moved to Clara in 1989.
She loved to do crafts. Mrs. Porter was a nutritionist, eating only organic foods. She was also a naturalist, not using prescription medications until last year.
Surviving besides her husband are two sons, Paul C. (Sue) Porter and David L. (Doreen) Porter, both of Pottstown; a daughter, Sandra K. Becker of Churchville, MD; seven grandchildren; and two great-grandsons.
In addition to her parents, Mrs. Porter was predeceased by two sons, Dale A. Porter and Steven E. Porter.
There will be no public visitation. Private funeral services will be held at the convenience of the family.
In lieu of flowers, the family suggests a memorial in Gloriaâs name to an S.P.C.A. of the donorâs choice.
Arrangements are under the direction of the Virgil L. Howard Funeral Home, Shinglehouse, PA.