In Loving Memory
Joyce May Porter


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Joyce May Porter
18/09/1929 – 11/11/2021
Wife of Ron (dec).
Mother of Thelma, Sherryl, Lorraine,
Russell, Murray, Gayleen, Dennis (Wally),
Glen (Bagga dec), Wayne (Potsy), Andrew (Occie).
Mother-in-law of John, Norm, Glen (Choppers),
Daryl (Carrots), Anne, Sandra and Kirsty.
Adored Nanna to 21 and their partners,
Nanna Batman to 17.
Do not be sad that I have gone,
be glad that I have been.

Joyce May Porter.
18/09/1929 – 11/11/2021
You’ve made your final move,
rest easy now.
A very special Mum,
Nanna and Nanna Batman.
Love you always
Gay, Carrots, Kirby,
Erin and Emily,
Danny, Ben, Lilly, Joey,
Sophie and Holly and Bobby.

A Funeral Service for
Joyce will be held at
David W Bull Pakenham Funeral Home
190 Princes Highway, Pakenham on
Friday 19th November 2021
commencing at 2:00 p.m.
A burial will follow at the
Pakenham Cemetery,
Thewlis Road Pakenham.

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  1. To Sherryl,Norm and Family
    Thinking of you all at this sad time hold on to the memories as you can never loose them.
    Lots of love from Amanda and family your favorite student ❤ ♥

    Amanda Wirz
  2. Joyce May (Maudie)
    My best friend and confidant
    Loving mother of Sherryl, mother-in-law of Norm
    Grandmother to Sharee and Brad
    Great grandmother to Zaine.

    Sherryl Forster
  3. Joyce was an amazing women and we have often seen her reflected in her family . The Porters headed by Joyce always made you very welcome and we are so proud and honoured to have known her
    Deepest sympathy to you all
    Jen and Rousey

    Jen Rouse
  4. Condolences to all the porters. Joyce May Porter (Maude) you welcomed me into the family with open arms . You were kind and loving . You always laughed and made funny remarks. You gave me a hug and a kiss even when we hadn’t seen each other after years apart asking how I was and about my family . You were a true legend . RIP . Reunited with Ron and bagga. You will never be forgotten.

    Sarah porter
  5. To Thelma and family
    We are sorry to hear the loss of your mother
    Deepest sympathy to all
    From Paula and Glen Millar
    Nola and Kevin Mitchell

    Paula Millar
  6. So sad at the passing of ( Joyce, Maude, mum). Always welcoming and with a laugh never far from your lips, she is dearly loved and will be missed. Hugs and prayers to all the extended Porter family. She leaves a lasting legacy of fun, family and resilience. RiP. Deb

    Deb Porter
  7. Thinking of ALL the Porter family and we know there’s a lot of you , at the loss of the great Mrs P , what a legend of a lady , always had me laughing when I visited her and so friendly to everyone who walked through the front door , fly high Mrs P xx
    Love and thoughts from Wendy, Mik, Adam and Kylee White

    Wendy and Mik white
  8. Big hugs to all of Joyces family, she was loving, kind and funny, a wonderful mother and nanna.
    You will be sadly missed Joyce, but leave wonderful memories.

    All our love Ken & Helen & family..

    Ken & Helen Salmon
  9. Matriarch to an iconic “Pakenham” family. Condolences to the Porter family for the loss of your dearest mother. From the Nooy Family.

    Andy Nooy
  10. To Murray and all the Porter Family, so sad to hear of Joyce’s passing. A lovely Lady. May she Rest in Peace.

    on behalf of Gembrook RSL Sub-Branch
  11. My condolences to all of the Porter family. You will be sadly missed by all your children and their families. My sympathies to Gay, Daz and all your family. She is not alone. Hold the memories of your time together in your heart. She will always be there to listen to you, with a cheeky smile, a laugh, and her wisdom. She gave the best hugs!

    Kerrie Jackson (nee Whiston) and David

    Kerrie Jackson
  12. Heartfelt condolences to you all, on the passing of Maudie. A special mum, grandmother, great grandmother, and friend to hundreds. A beautiful lady who raised and loved a family.

    Kerry & Michael Hutchison

    Michael and Kerry Hutchison
  13. My lovely Joyce, All the staff and clients at Rivendell House are going to miss you so much! RIP and sending our condolences to the whole family xo

    Jessica Maund
  14. Sincere condolences to Mrs Porters family one and all. To her friends, a vast number and all those who are undoubtedly grieving.

    Beautiful people like Mrs P seldom cross ones path in life. I feel privileged too have met her and honoured to be involved with the quality family members she left behind…..,.,except for Wal…….LOL


  15. So sorry for the loss of a spunky cheaky lady. I loved looking after Joyce. We had a speacial pond as she knew my Richard’s family. The stories she use to share with me from the early days with my Nanna Mavis.. Joyce was a very good friend to my Nanna Lia also thro their Tuesday gypsies group. I’m so very sorry I can’t be there today to show my support as I’m working. Sending you all lots of hugs and prayers for your loss.

    Tracey Mcghee
  16. Our condolences to the porter family.said to for the passing away of mum porter.from the Russell family gembrook you where our unofficial mother inlaw

  17. To my wonderful you will be very sadly missed by every one you touched toGayleen and the rest of your family my deepest condolences go out to you all my heart is breaking because I did not get the chance to see yo ne last time

    Gayle Dwyer
  18. With our heartfelt condolences to all the Porter and extended families. Rest peacefully Joyce, one in a million and a true treasure.
    So loved by everyone she encountered on her life’s path and someone who will never be forgotten.
    Natalie & Margaret Cartechini and family

    Natalie Cartechini