Porter, Grace Virginia
Birth: Thursday, February 16, 1922 in Leonardtown, Maryland
Residence: Lexington Park, Maryland
Death: Thursday, June 07, 2018 at the age of 96
Laid to Rest: Saturday, June 16, 2018 in the St. James Catholic Cemetery, Lexington Park, Maryland
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Grace Virginia Porter "Cakes", 96, of Lexington Park, MD, formerly from Baltimore, MD passed away on Thursday, June 7, 2018 in Leonardtown, MD. She was born on February 16, 1922 in Leonardtown, MD, and was the daughter of the late Grace Tolson Carroll and Douglas Carroll. Grace was the loving wife of the late Vernon Porter whom she married in Baltimore, MD.
Grace is survived by her siblings; Sarah Chase, Frances Carroll, and Paul Carroll all of Lexington Park, MD and 4 grandchildren and 5 great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her son Cameron Porter, as well as siblings; Agustus Carroll, Charles Carroll, Talbert Carroll, Thomas Carroll, Lucy Dudley, and Helen Robinson.
Grace graduated from Cardinal Gibbons High School in Ridge, MD. She moved from Baltimore, MD to St. Mary's County, MD in 2010. Grace was a cafeteria cook for Baltimore Public Schools for 20 years, retiring in 1962. Grace loved dancing, bingo, traveling, and cooking. She loved hanging out with family and friends.
The family will receive friends on Saturday, June 16, 2018 from 9:30 am to 10:30 am in St. Cecelia's Catholic Church St. Mary's City, MD. Where a Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10:30 am with Father Scott Woods officiating. Interment will follow in St. James Catholic Cemetery, Lexington Park, MD. Pallbearers will be: Maurice Carroll, Eddie Russell Carroll, Sr., Troy Brooks, Melvin Carroll, Jr. Raymond Chase, and Sheron Chase. Arrangements by Mattingley-Gardiner Funeral Home.