Barbara A. (Hurley) Porter, 91

Jul 26, 2020

Barbara A. (Hurley) Porter, 91, of Onset, died July 6, 2020, at the Royal Cape Cod Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Buzzards Bay. She was the wife of the late Richard T. Porter. They were married for 66 years and traveled to all 50 states together and many countries. She was the daughter of the late Harry and Evelyn (Blake) Hurley.

She was born in Somerville and lived in Bedford for many years before moving to Onset in 1982. She graduated from Somerville High School and the Katharine Gibbs School in Boston.

Mrs. Porter worked for Jordan Marsh Department Store at the Burlington Mall and later at the Cape Cod Mall for many years before retiring.

She was an active member of the Community of Christ Church in Onset. 

She enjoyed being active in the community and the church. She served as a warden for the local voting precinct for many years.

Survivors include her daughter, Pamela G. Medeiros and her husband Michael of Truro and their sons, Jesse and Chad. Her daughter, Janet D. Minkle passed away in 1990 at the age of 37 leaving her children, Nicole A. Minkle, Christopher Minkle and Daniel A. Minkle, Jr. and his sons, Daniel, III and Brandon. Also, many nieces, nephews, friends, neighbors and church members. She will be missed by all.

Funeral services will be held privately. Arrangements are by the Chapman, Cole & Gleason Funeral Home, 2599 Cranberry Hwy., Wareham.

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