Mildred "Millie" Ruth Porter (nee Predico), of Punta Gorda, Fla. and formerly of Stow, died Aug. 22, 2013.
She was born on March 8, 1929 in Munroe Falls and had resided in Stow most of her life, moving to Punta Gorda, Fla. in 2012. She held various jobs throughout her life including having worked at General Motors / Terex in Hudson as a parts packer, retiring from there after 20 years of service in 1989. She had many interests that kept her busy during her retirement years. She loved to study her family history and talking about the good old days, reading her Bible, doing word search puzzles and writing in her daily journal. She previously enjoyed gardening, crocheting for the Stow Blanketeers, going to the Stow Sunshiners monthly events and attending her church, Twin Falls UMC.
She was preceded in death by her parents, father Frank (Cosmo) Predico and mother, Amy Ruth Predico (nee Moore); brother, Charles Hammond; sisters, Marjorie Kennedy, Martha Leonard and Marilyn Baker; nephews, Ronnie Hammond, Eddie Kennedy and Johnnie Predico; niece, Connie Stojonavic (nee Kennedy); former husbands, Robert Hunt and father of her children, David Ross Porter.
She is survived by her children, David Bruce Porter, Joann Wesley and Cindy Weimer; grandchildren, Frank, Wendy, Tim, Sherri, Dawn, Michael and Stacy; 14 great-grandchildren; brother, Henry Predico; sister-in-law, Mary (Bob) Brown; niece, Victoria (Rick) McLain (nee Leonard); and numerous other nieces, nephews and friends.
Cremation has taken place in Florida. A celebration of her life will take place at 1 p.m. on Sept. 21 at Twin Falls United Methodist Church, 60 North River Road, Munroe Falls.
Donations may be made to Twin Falls United Methodist Church or the Alzheimer's Association (alz.org) in her memory. Arrangements arrangements were handled by Clifford-Shoemaker Funeral Home, Cuyahoga Falls.