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Heathie McCawley Porter Obituary
Surrounded by her family, “Heathie” McCawley Porter, 91, passed away peacefully at her home next to her husband of 69 years, Andrew W. Porter Jr., on November 4th. “Ma” Porter, as friends, family and the community affectionately knew her enjoyed gardening, needlework, watercolor, Sailors’ Valentines, miniatures, music, reading, and puzzles. She had a wonderful sense of humor and was proud to be one of the eldest and longest residents of Ithan. Heathie attended the Shipley School in Bryn Mawr and the Mary C. Wheeler School in Providence R.I. She loved working at Edward Starr’s Nursery and spent many years volunteering at the Bryn Mawr Hospital, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia and the Pennsylvania Horticulture Society. Memorable winter vacations to Gaspirilla Island with the Old Guard spanned the decades. In addition to her husband, Andy, Heathie leaves behind her three children: Banny Ackerman, Hobie Porter and wife Pam, and Amy Porter, six beloved grandchildren: David and wife Kate Keller Samson, Brian and wife Gyll Anderson Samson, Katie Samson, Andrew and wife Sara Khadar Porter, Molly Porter, and Becky Porter and four adored great-grandchildren: Beatrice, Clare, Sebastian and Grace, and many nieces and nephews. A Memorial Service will take place on Saturday, December 16th at 11 AM at Christ Church, 536 Conestoga Road, Villanova, PA 19085. In lieu of flowers, donations may be be made to the Radnor Fire Company of Wayne, Inc. Ambulance Fund Drive. STUARD FUNERAL – NEWTOWN SQUARE – SINCE 1822 Formerly of Ardmore
Published in Main Line Media News on Nov. 19, 2017
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