PORTER, Joretta Lee (Simsa), 88, of McMechen, W.V, passed away Sunday, March 24, 2019 in Ohio Valley Medical Center, Wheeling.
She was born January 20, 1931 in Moundsville, WV, daughter of the late G.A. “Bill” and Rosella E. (Simsa) Westen.
Joretta was a homemaker, member of McMechen/Benwood United Methodist Church, 1949 Graduate of Moundsville High School, member of the Moundsville Chapter 86 Eastern Star and an avid Sports Fan.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband of 63 years, Clarence Edwin Porter, sister, Rachel Jane Cross and her in-laws, Clarence C. And Mary L. Porter.
Surviving are her daughter, Winona Porter and her companion, Rob Suto of McMechen; sister, Elizabeth Jaworski of Moundsville and brother, John (Donna) Westen of Clearfield, PA.
A memorial gathering will be held at a later date at the convenience of the family.
Memorial contributions can be made to the Marshall County Animal Shelter,for the care and upkeep of their cats, at 37 Animal Shelter Drive, Moundsville, WV 26041.
On-line condolences may be made at www.altmeyerfuneralhomes.com