Jean Elizabeth Porteous of Winchester was called Home on Sun., Aug. 3, 2008. She was 92.
She was born on April 10, 1916 to Thomas Stobo and Eva Hanna at the family farm in Cloverdale which is now the Cloverdale Links Golf Course.
She married Hugh Porteous in September 1934, and they farmed all of their lives in the area. She was the cherished mother of Doreen (the late Maxwell McRobbie), Raymond (Shirley), and Wilmer (Linda),and was the much loved and respected grandmother of Eleanor (Wally Martin), Alan, Helen (Scott Campbell), Paul, Pamela, Curt (Amy), Evan (Jacquie), and Brent. She is also loved and missed by great-grandchildrenKristen, Corey, Dylan, Kyler, Brittney, Michaela, and Caleb. She is survived by her sister Madalene Walsh, and was predeceased by two sisters Irene Baker, Marguerite Baker, and her three brothers Morton, Eldon, and Harold.
Friends called at the Daley Family Funeral Home in Metcalfe on Mon., Aug. 4. The funeral service was held in the chapel of the funeral home on Tues., Aug. 5 with Paster Bruce North officiating, followed by interment at Springhill Cemetery. The pallbearers were grandsons Paul, Curt, Evan, and Brent Porteous, and Alan McRobbie, and Scott Campbell.
Donations to the Harmony Community Church Building Fund or Winchester District Memorial Hospital would be most appreciated.