Elsie Grace (Scales) Porter

April 3, 1924 ~ January 2, 2020 (age 95)


Elsie Porter, age 95, died peacefully with her children by her side on January 2, 2020, at Evolve at Rye, a memory care center in Rye, New Hampshire.  She has joined her husband, the Rev. Wayne R. Porter, with the Lord in heaven.  She is survived by her 2 daughters, Deborah and her husband Dennis Wyman, and Rebecca Taylor; seven grandchildren: and seven great-grandchildren.

 Elsie served God with her husband for thirty-two years at the First Baptist Church of North Berwick, Maine, and she faithfully taught a Bible study for many years after.  She will be greatly missed by those who knew and loved her.

 A service will be held on Saturday, January 4, at 11:00 at the First Baptist Church in North Berwick, Maine. 

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be sent in her name to House of Compassion (her granddaughter’s orphanage project) at 375 Newington Road, Newington, NH  03801 or made online at

Arrangements are entrusted to the Johnson Funeral Home, 26 Market Street, North Berwick, ME   Condolences may be expressed at

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Funeral Service
January 4, 2020

11:00 AM
First Baptist Church of North Berwick
31 Main Street
North Berwick, ME 03906


House of Compassion
375 Newington Road, Newington NH 03801

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