Mildred Porco

PORCO, Mildred Dobzynski, 88, of St. Clairsville, Ohio, died at Forest Hill Nursing Home on Saturday, March 22, 2014.

She was born in Adena, Ohio, on November 14, 1925, daughter of the late Chester and Mary Runevitch Dobzynski.

Mildred was a dedicated mother and grandmother and faithful wife and friend. She was a Christian and an avid polka dancer.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Richard Porco; a daughter, Cynthia Rose Porco; and a brother, John Dobzynski.

Mildred is survived by her three children: Monty C. Porco of Louisville, Kentucky, Marlin “Rick” Porco of St. Clairsville and Bonita “Bonnie” Marsh of St. Clairsville; six grandchildren: Nicola Smith, Michael Porco, Marie Jennings, Michael DeVault, Richard Porco and James Porco; six great-grandchildren; a brother, Chester Dobzynski of Adena; four sisters: Helen Strekel of St. Clairsville, Louise Shultz of Steubenville, Dorothy O’Neill of Weirton and Caroline Koran of Smithfield; nieces and nephews and a dear friend, Ruth Ann Caddell.

Family and friends will be received at Toothman Funeral Home in St. Clairsville on Thursday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m., where services will be held on Friday at 1 p.m. with Father Thomas Chillog officiating. Burial will follow in Holly Memorial Gardens, Pleasant Grove.