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Carol June (Roels) Porter

June 26, 1934 ~ April 23, 2019 (age 84)

Carol June (Roels) Porter, 84, a longtime resident of Laurel, passed away Tuesday

April 23, 2019.


She was born in 1934 to Carlton B. and Marion (Cardle) Roels in Chippewa Falls, Wisconsin.


Carol completed the secretarial program at Southern Illinois University in 1953 and moved to Maryland later that same year. She married Robert L. Porter on June 12, 1956 at Branchville United Methodist Church in College Park, MD. She worked as an administrative assistant for Litton Industries, Westinghouse Credit Corporation and Lorillard where she retired in 2004. Carol enjoyed gardening, taking care of her beautiful yard, crossword puzzles and putting together puzzles. She was an avid fan of the Washington Redskins and Washington Nationals.



She is survived by three sons, Michael Porter and wife Julie, Robert Porter Jr. and his wife Cynthia Porter, James Porter, a daughter Jennifer Drake and husband Phil, Five Grandchildren, Michelle Case, Stephen Porter, Amanda Porter, James Drake and Melissa Drake, two great grandchildren Layla Case and Hayley Case and a sister Virginia McCoy.


She was preceded in death by her parents, husband Robert L. Porter Sr. and a sister Myra Stanley.


Visitation will be on Monday April 29, 2019 from 6-8 PM at the Donaldson Funeral Home, 313 Talbott Ave, Laurel, MD 20707. Visitation will also be held from 10:00 AM until the time of service at 11:00 AM on Tuesday April 30, 2019 at the Donaldson Funeral Home Chapel, 313 Talbott Ave., Laurel, MD 20707.  Graveside services will follow at Ivy Hill Cemetery, Laurel MD.


In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to John Hopkins Medcine in the name of Carol June Porter.


Online condolences can be made at www.donaldsonfuneralhome.com

Donations may be made to:

Alsac St. Jude Children's Hospital
4600 North Fairfax Dr., Arlington VA 22203

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