PORTER, Janet, 70, of New Cumberland, passed away, Friday, April 12, 2013.
She was born July 20, 1942, in Congo, W.V., a daughter of the late Clifford and Evelyn Sweat Jacobs.
Janet retired after working many years as the food service supervisor, for Hancock County School System and a sales representative for Avon; she was awarded the top sales representative twice. She was a member of the New Cumberland church of the Nazarene.
In addition to her parents, she was also preceded in death by her husband, James "Gene" Porter Sr.; a grandson, Alexander Douglass Porter; and a brother, Gary Jacobs.
Surviving are four sons, Gene (Denita) Porter Jr of Kentucky, Mitch (Amy) Porter of Chester, David (Joan) Porter of Erie, Pa and Jason (Maggie) Porter of Columbus; 10 grandchildren, Kristen (Jake) Mosley, Trent Porter, Josh (Keshia) Porter, Dean Porter, Ryan Porter, Bethany Porter, Gabe Porter, Nicole Smith, Tasha Smith , Aaron Smith; three great-grandchildren, Colten Myers, Alyssa Henry, Alexander Jones; three sisters, Shirley (Ron) Tice of East Liverpool, Sandra (Dave) Ice of Newell and Sheila Backus and companion, Jeff of East Liverpool; and a brother, David (Mona) Jacobs of New Cumberland.
Visitation will be held Monday, April 15, from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. at the Nixon Funeral Home in New Cumberland.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, April 16, 2013, at the New Cumberland Church of the Nazarene. Pastor Craig Greathouse will officiate.
Burial will follow at New Cumberland Cemetery.