Elaine Carol Porter Witherbee, 73, of Noblesville, passed away on Sunday, June 23, 2019 at IU Health Methodist Hospital in Indianapolis. She was born on April 7, 1946 to Reverend Norman and Barbara (Pulsifer) Porter in Portsmouth, New Hampshire.
Elaine graduated from the University of Evansville in 1968 with a degree in education. She worked as a part time sales merchandiser for many years and was a District Merchandising Manager for Ferrero Rocher for 10 years before retiring in 2009.
Elaine's greatest joy was her family, especially her grandchildren. She loved spending every summer for the past 67 years with her extended family at Bear Pond in Maine. She was an avid reader and also enjoyed playing bridge with the same group for over 35 years.
She is survived by her husband, Gary Witherbee; son, Michael (Katie) Edmondson; daughter, Kristin (Matthew) Brown; son, Jonathan (Jennifer) Witherbee; grandchildren, Ellie, Maxwell, Zachary, Joshua, Benjamin, and Sophie; and her beloved nieces, nephews, great-nieces, and great-nephews.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her sister, Winona Adams.
Services will be held at 4:00 pm on Thursday, June 27, 2019 at Randall & Roberts Funeral Center, 1685 Westfield Road in Noblesville. Visitation will be from 2:00 pm to the time of service at the funeral home. The Witherbee family has entrusted Randall and Roberts Funeral Center with Elaine's care.
Memorial contributions may be made to Pancreatic Cancer, Lustgarten Foundation, 415 Crossways Park Drive, Suite D, Woodbury, NY 11797 or lustgarten.org.