Bonita Porter, 83 of Wood Dale passed away at home surrounded by those who love her most on Sunday, November 29, 2020. She was born on March 27, 1937 and had proud parents Leonard and Clara Nowicki. In 1958, she married the love of her life, John Porter and they settled in Wood Dale and gave each other the greatest gift of all in three wonderful children. After John passed away on May 5, 2009 she lived eleven years more enjoying time with and loving her children and grandchildren. She was the matriarch of three generations whose tradition of love and family will carry one through her children and her grandchildren alike.
She is survived by her daughter: Cynthia (Richard) Westhoff; her two sons: John (Rozanne) Porter and Clinton Porter; her two granddaughters: Eileen (Michael) Bourland and Avonlea Westhoff; and her four grandsons: Talbot and Kendall Westhoff, Austin Porter, and Evan Porter; as well as other family and friends.
She is preceded in death by her husband, John and her Parents Leonard and Clara.
A visitation will be held at Geils Funeral Home, 260 W Irving Park Rd, Wood Dale, IL 60191 Wednesday, December 2, 2020 from 8:30 to 9:30 AM from where we will process to hold funeral mass at Holy Ghost Catholic Church in Wood Dale and interment at Queen of Heaven Cemetery in Hillside will immediately follow. Arrangements made by Geils Funeral Home. For information, please call: (630)766-3232.