Patti Porter, 67, of Richmond, Virginia, formerly of Clarksburg, WV, and Melbourne, FL, passed away peacefully after an extended illness on July 7, 2021. She was born June 18, 1954, and is proceeded in death by her parents, Leonard and Maxine Porter; and her beloved long-time canine companion, Cappie.
Patti was a 1972 graduate of Washington Irving High School and had successful careers in hotel management, property management, real estate, and entrepreneurship of her boutique, ETC., in Melbourne, FL.
Patti enjoyed world travel, with her favorite country being Italy, which she visited many times. Patti was a wonderful, fun-loving, and caring friend, sister, aunt, mother and grandmother. She is survived by her sister, Karen (Porter) Hobbs and brother-in-law, Don Hobbs; sister, Marcia (Porter) Heinz; son, Terry Ayers and daughter-in-law Molly Ayers; and grandchildren, Lucas, Jack, Allison, Charlotte, Stella, Georgia, Beatrice, Eliza Kate; along with nieces and nephews.
At Patti’s request, there will be no memorial services held.
Please contribute to your local animal shelter or rescue in lieu of flowers.
“He will wipe every tear from their eyes. There will be no more death or mourning or crying or pain. These things of the past are gone forever.” Revelation 21:4
Condolences, personal reflections, and photos for the family may be left on Patti’s obituary at Affinity Funeral Service’s website.