AUGUST 12, 2017

Les Mitchell

Mrs. Rita Martha Porter of Port de Grave passed peacefully away at the Carbonear Long Term Care Facility, on Saturday, August 12, 2017.  Mrs. Porter was 91 years old.  


She leaves to mourn her loving family:

Daughters: Fannie (Malcolm) Hutchings, Cavelle (Ross) Blundon, Lorna (Percy) Roberts & Shirley (Danny) Hogan

Grandchildren: Michelle (David), Melissa (Truman), Rita (Raymond), Chris (Kristy), Shelley, Janet (Shane), Dawn (John), Trevor (Stephanie) & Stephen (Laura)

Great Grandchildren: 13

Very special friend who has become a part of our family: Minnie Case


And a circle of other relatives & friends


Predeceased By:

Husband: Herbert Porter

Parents: Robert & Fanny Dawe

Siblings: Llewellyn (Mabel) Dawe, Felicity (Hubert) Dawe & 2 Infant Sisters


Condolences may be written to the family at: sladesfuneralhome.ca. For further information please call Slade’s Funeral Home, Bay Roberts at 786-2323.


Funeral Arrangements have been entrusted to the care of Slade’s Funeral Homes, serving Carbonear, Upper Island Cove, Bay Roberts and surrounding areas.     

Service Information:

The Funeral Service will be held 2:30 P.M. on Tuesday, August 15th from St. Luke's Anglican Church & Cemetery, Port de Grave. 

Visitation Times:

The family will be receiving relatives and friends at SLADE'S FUNERAL HOME, L.T. STICK DRIVE, BAY ROBERTS, on Sunday: 2 - 5 P.M. & 7 - 9 P.M., Monday: 10:30 A.M.- 12 noon,  2 - 5 P.M. & 7 - 9 P.M. & Tuesday: 10:30 A.M.-11:30 A.M.


As expressions of sympathy, flowers are graciously accepted or donations may be made in her loving memory to St. Luke’s Anglican Church.


Condolences may be written to the family in a comment below.

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Once again you have been there for us, through the years being such a comfort to us - knowing we can depend on you for anything or everything. Thanks could never be enough or no words could express the appreciation we have for all of you. Thank you all so much for your comfort, kindness, and support through another difficult time.

The Dwyer, White, & Kavanagh Families


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