1927 – JUANITA (NITA) PORTER – 2018

Posted: December 6th, 2018

It is with heavy hearts that we announce the passing of Juanita Patricia Porter, beloved wife of John Robert “Bob” Porter of 62 years. Nita passed away peacefully surrounded by her daughters on Sunday, December 2nd, 2018 at the age of 91.

Her memory will be cherished by her daughters Susan (Jim) Roads, Kelly (Brian) Schorr, Andrea (Dwayne) Neitz, Tracy (Don) Keays, Rebecca (Garth) Porter, her daughter-in-law Stacia Thomson and her son-in-law Dick Sloan, her brother Rod Canham and sisters Pat (Fergy) Schmidt and Betty (Garry) Kramer.

Nita felt honored to have 7 children, 29 grandchildren, 53 great grandchildren and 3 great-great grandchildren. She was predeceased by her daughter Cynthia Sloan, her son Jay Porter and son-in-law Mark Audette.

Nita was born and raised in Medicine Hat, AB. Over the years she and Bob lived in Gull Lake, Sask., Shaunavon, Sask. and made their home in Maple Creek for almost 40 years before retiring in Medicine Hat. Nita was extremely community oriented and was very involved with the United Church, Eastern Star and the Legion. Between family, friends, hobbies and community organizations, she was one busy lady.

A funeral service will be held in the Maple Creek United Church on Saturday, December 8th at 2:00 p.m. with Reverend Michele Rowe officiating.

In lieu of flowers, as an expression of sympathy, donations can be made to St. Joseph’s Nursing Home in Medicine Hat. Binkley’s Funeral Service, Maple Creek & Leader entrusted with arrangements. Condolences may be offered to the family at binkleysfuneralservice.com

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