2017-08-10 / Obituaries

Ruth M. (Salisbury) Porter

Ruth M. (Salisbury) Porter, 91, of North Kingstown, died peacefully Aug. 5, 2017 at Roberts Health Centre.

She was the wife of the late Seldon N. Porter.

Born in North Kingstown, she was the daughter of the late Ernest C. Salisbury & Lillian B. (Flagg) Salisbury.

Mrs. Porter was a member of the First Baptist Church of North Kingstown, where she was active with the Ready Helpers. She was a member of the Genealogical Society of North Kingstown, charter member of the South County Square Dancing Group, member of the Mayflower Society and a member of the “Swingers” choral group at the North Kingstown Senior Center.

She leaves her loving children, Barbara J. Conn and her husband Alton of North Woodstock, N.H., Daniel L. Porter and his wife Karin of Wakefield, Elaine S. Porter Judge and her husband Frank of Jamestown, and David L. Porter and his wife Katherine of San Diego, Calif. She was the cherished grandmother of seven grandchildren, 12 great-grandchildren and three great-greatgrandchildren.

Her funeral service will be at 11 a.m. Friday, Aug. 11, 2017 in The First Baptist Church of North Kingstown, 1135 Tower Hill Road, North Kingstown. Burial will follow in Elm Grove Cemetery. Collation will follow at the church’s fellowship hall.

Calling hours are respectfully omitted.

In lieu of flowers, gifts in her memory to First Baptist Church of North Kingstown will be appreciated. Arrangements have been entrusted to The Cranston- Murphy Funeral Home of Wickford. For online messages of condolence, kindly visit www.CranstonMurphy.com.

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