Joanne Porter

November 5, 1931 - November 4, 2019
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Joanne Porter, 87, of Dover passed away Monday, November 4, 2019 in Cleveland Clinic Union Hospital at Dover.

Born in New Philadelphia, Ohio on November 5, 1931, Joanne was the daughter of the late Doris A. Swisshelm Hurless.

Joanne attended New Philadelphia High School and on July 23, 1949, she married her lifel…

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Joanne Porter, 87, of Dover passed away Monday, November 4, 2019 in Cleveland Clinic Union Hospital at Dover.

Born in New Philadelphia, Ohio on November 5, 1931, Joanne was the daughter of the late Doris A. Swisshelm Hurless.

Joanne attended New Philadelphia High School and on July 23, 1949, she married her lifelong companion and friend, Charles W. Porter in Russell, Kentucky. Together, they raised three sons, Glenn, Scott, and Steve and enjoyed more than 20 years of wintering in Florida before his passing in July 2015. She was also a member of the Dover Moose and the New Philadelphia VFW #1445 Ladies’ Auxiliary.

Joanne is survived by her children, Glenn A. Porter of Dover, Scott (Jackie) Porter of New Philadelphia, and Steve (Edie) Porter of Largo, Florida; and her grandchildren, Ryan and Drew Porter, Sarah (Eric) Walters, and Wesley, Brandon, and Adam Porter and a sister, Lorraine (Carl) Lundgren of Canton.

In addition to her mother and her husband, Joanne was preceded in death by her step-father, Rodney Hurless; a sister, Phyllis Rothacher and her beloved grandson, Shane Michael Porter.
Visitation will be held in the Geib Funeral Center at Dover on Monday, November 11, 2019 from 5 to 7 p.m. Cremation will be cared for through Geib’s Tuscarawas Valley Crematory and a graveside service will be conducted Tuesday, November 12, 2019 at 1 PM in Ridgecrest Memory Gardens at Dover with Pastor Donald Rice Jr. officiating.

Memorial contributions in Joanne’s memory may be directed to Tuscarawas County Humane Society, 1432 Tall Timber Road NE, New Philadelphia, Ohio 44663.

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Visitation Information

Date: Monday, November 11, 2019

Time: 5:00 pm

End Time: 7:00 pm

Geib Funeral Center at Dover

Address:

5600 N Wooster Avenue, Dover, OH, 44622

Service Information

Date: Tuesday, November 12, 2019

Time: 1:00 pm

Ridgecrest Memory Gardens

Address:

1926 Saltwell Rd Nw, DOVER, OH, 44622

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Donation Information

Tuscarawas County Humane Society

Phone: 330-343-6060

1432 Tall Timber Road NE
New Philadelphia, Ohio 44663
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Born: November 5, 1931
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Geib Funeral Home & Crematory

On behalf of the Geib Family and Staff, we offer our most sincere sympathy for your loss. We are honored to have been called upon to serve your family.

 

sandy edwards posted on 11/13/19

Sympathy from Dover VFW Auxiliary

 

Shelia (Sizemore) Trachsel posted on 11/9/19

Sending sympathy and prayers to Glenn, Scott, and Steve and their families. I met your mom at bingo. She was a very sweet person.

 

Deb Ritenour posted on 11/8/19

So sorry for your loss ?

 

Becky and Rusty Pierce posted on 11/8/19

Glenn and family, Just wanted to say how sorry we are in the loss of your mom. Sending our deepest sympathy to you. Rusty and Becky Pierce

 

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