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Bonita "Bonnie" J. Porter


Bonita "Bonnie" J. Porter, 69, of Medina, passed away Sunday, November 5, 2017. She was born May 4, 1948 in Elyria, to the late Gerald and Leona (Karnes) Flint.

Bonnie worked as a gemologist at Jared's and she was an active member at First Christian Church in Medina. But, above all else Bonnie will always be remembered as someone who deeply cherished all of her friends and family.

Bonnie is survived by her children, David (Paula) Brooks, Amy Palmer, Jeff (Donna) Porter, Amy Paluscak; grandchildren, Brandon, Paige, Presley, Tasha, Katie, Josh and Jenna; brother, Jerry (Marge) Flint; as well as her former husband, Arthur (Donna) Brooks.

She is preceded in death by her husband, Richard Porter; as well as her parents.

A funeral service for Bonnie will be held at 11 A.M. Thursday, November 9, 2017, at Waite & Son Funeral Home, 765 N. Court St. The Reverend Laura Fitt-Baird. The family will receive friends from 4 to 8 P.M. Wednesday, November 8, 2017 at the funeral home. Interment will take place at Spring Grove Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to First Christian Church, 4797 Sharon Copley Rd. Medina, OH 44256.

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