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Carrie Jean Porter

January 1, 1970 - July 3, 2008

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Carrie Jean Porter, 73, of Holliston, died with her family by her side on Thursday, July 3, 2008 at the Metrowest Medical Center in Framingham, following a gallant 6 year battle with cancer.

Born January 21, 1935 in Bradford, PA., she was the daughter of Dorothy V. Calhoun and the late Milford C. Calhoun.

Carrie graduated from Union Springs Academy in Union Springs, NY. She was employed at Warren General Hospital and Warren State Hospital in Warren, PA., as well as several clothing manufacturers in the Framingham area. She developed a sewing program for SMARC in Framingham and finally retired from there as an Employment Supervisor.

For many years, sewing was one of her strong hobbies. She also enjoyed gardening and attending to her flowers and plants.

She is survived by her husband, William Porter of Holliston, whom she married on January 7, 1959 in Warren, PA., a daughter Lucy Marcigliano and her husband Dominick of Worcester, two sons, John Porter and his wife Karen of Northbridge, and Brian Porter and his wife Mary of Aurelia, IA, her mother Dorothy Calhoun of Rochester, NY, a sister Florence Flores and her husband Martin of Rochester, NY, a brother Johnson Calhoun and his wife Ericka of Lawton, OK and several grandchildren. In addition to her father, she is predeceased in death by her two brothers, Milford L. Calhoun of TX and Harry Calhoun of Warren, PA.

There will be no calling hours. A private memorial service will be held for the family following cremation. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Metrowest Medical Center, Cancer Care Center, 99 Lincoln St. Framingham, MA. 01702.