Porcina, Elenor Dora

December 22, 1923 -
November 22, 2022

Dora was born in England where she met her life long husband Steven Porcina during WW11. In 1945 she and her daughter Mary sailed across the Atlantic to Nova Scotia. From there they took the train to Alberta to be reunited with her husband.

Steve and Dora resided at the Radium Park Gates with their five children, Mary, David, Richard, Margaret and Audrey. Dora left behind many grandchildren and great grandchildren who to this day still call her GONGA. She was and still is their mentor, their rock.

There is a stillness, a sadness, we pause to take a breath. A great feeling of loss yet an even greater feeling of peace and acceptance. Dora gave us unconditional love and respect. She cherished and embraced her family and friends and those that reached out to her for support. She was our HERO!

Dora [GONGA] is embarking on a new journey. They are waiting for her arrival with open arms. She smiles and looks down for one last time, then steps over the threshold and is already forming a new plan. So on a cloudy day, if you look up to the sky, you will see the clouds are all sporting colourful toques and mittens, head bands and slippers.

God bless our mother, our friend, for her unconditional love and support!

You are free Mom! Fly with the wind! You are our forever HERO!

A very heartfelt thank you to EVERYONE that cares for those in need through trying times. From reception to administrators, activity coordinators and cleaners, food preparers and funeral directors and most of all the nurses and doctors! Your kindness and caring is above and beyond!

At Dora’s request their will be no service.

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