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Elizabeth Porter

Elizabeth Jean Porter (Paavilainen)

Saturday, June 8th, 1940 - Monday, May 18th, 2020
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Elizabeth "Betty" Porter
Elizabeth” Betty” Porter died peacefully on 5-18-20 at home surrounded by her loved ones. She was born June 8th 1940 in Baltic MI, daughter of Suluoand Elizabeth "Kangas" Paavilainen. She met and married the love of her life Chester C Porter and celebrated 57 years of marriage together. Together they had and raised 8 children. Betty was a homemaker and did volunteer work for the Salvation Army for over 30 years. She enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren and great grandchildren, reading, cooking and going to the casino. One of her greatest accomplishments was teaching young adults how to read.

In addition to her parents she was pre-deceased by her husband, Chester Porter Sr., daughter, Irene Byther, a daughter in law Liz Porter and two grandchildren Bryan Byther Jr. and Hope Porter; three brothers, John, Ron and David.

Surviving her are her children, Joyce and Doug Booth of Merimack NH, Chester Porter Jr from Prospect, ME, Donna Potvin from Holden, ME, James Porter from Holden, ME, TIna Hopkins from Bangor Me, Troy Porter and his partner Linda Roberts from Hampden and Cricket Porter and Terry McCann from Winterport, ME

She is survived also by her grandchildren Kelli, Heidi, Bodean, Jennifer, Chet III, Jamie, Luke, Erin, Adam, Angie, Richard, Terry, Tyler, Jonah and Daniel ; 18 great grandchildren; several nieces and nephews.

The family would like to express their gratitude to Norther Light Hospice Care. And a special thank you to George Thomas as an extended part of our family and to Missy McCann for her constant support and love during this difficult time.

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Margie Althouse

Posted at 09:17pm
We are connected to Super Nana with common family, our Lucy, Vera and Cole. She was a special person that I will always hold in my heart. May she be in the arms of those who passed before her. Our deepest condolences and prayers to all her family. The Althouses

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Posted at 07:58pm
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Brian Croteau

Posted at 06:26pm
We are very close friends to the whole Booth family and wish them our deepest condolences in their recent loss. Having met both Doug and Joyce's parents at various times in their lives we are sure that they are so proud of the wonderful people they turned out to be. They raised wonderful children who have used the 50 plus years spent together to help raise an even more wonderful extended family. Super Nana is now relaxing with her husband Chester and smiling as she listens to all the stories her family are reminicing about and laughing. Remember all the good times. Brian and Mary Croteau

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