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Monica A. Porter

March 10, 1935 — August 21, 2017

Monica A. Porter    “beloved wife”

ROULETTE, Pa.---Monica A. Porter, 82, of Roulette, passed away with her loving husband by her side, on Monday, August 21, 2017, in Cole Memorial Hospital, Coudersport, after a long illness.

Born on March 10, 1935 in Secane, she was a daughter of John and Anne Peacock.  On October 2, 1972 in West Chester, she married Herbert E. “Herb” Porter, who survives.

Monica graduated from high school in Morton.  She was employed as a school bus driver and also employed in a drug store, both in West Chester.  After moving to Roulette, she was employed by Buchanan Brothers Pharmacy in Coudersport for several years.

Monica was an active volunteer for the Christmas House in Coudersport.  After suffering a devastating stroke, she for many years was the “head one-handed Christmas gift wrapper” at the Christmas House.  She enjoyed hunting and her flower gardens.

Surviving in addition to her husband are two sons, Gary Leonhardt and Glen Leonhardt, both of West Chester; three granddaughters; a brother, John Peacock of Pace, Florida; and several nieces and nephews.

In keeping with Monica’s wishes, there will be no public visitation or funeral services. 

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Coudersport Senior Center, Coudersport, PA 16915 or to the Christmas House, 1 Water Street, Coudersport, PA 16915.

Monica’s family has entrusted her care to the Virgil L. Howard Funeral Home, Shinglehouse.

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