THE CITY REBORN FROM THE ASHES OF AMERICA'S MOST DISASTROUS FOREST FIRE
Issue Date: April 4, 2019
Janis (Ross) Porfilio, age 79, of Crivitz, passed away on Thursday, March 28, 2019 at home with her family by her side.
She was born to the late Ally Neely and Johnnie Mae Ross on June 22, 1939. She graduated from Grandview High School in TX. She married the love of her life, Herald Porfilio on August 19, 1960 in TX.
The family moved to Crivitz in 1970 where Janis and Herald raised their family. Janis was a Loan officer at the Pembine Wausaukee Bank. She liked golfing and bowling but she especially loved spending time with her family.
She had a great sense of humor and loved going on adventures. She was the President of the Crivitz School Board when the referendum passed to build the new High School. She also was a member of the Village of Crivitz Board and the Marinette County Board.
She is survived by her loving husband of 59 years, Herald; three Children, Johnna Porfilio, Laurie Anne (Olysses) and Gerald and Mary Lou Porfilio; Two Grandchildren, Alexis and Mathew Caamal and many nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by one sister, Geraldine and two brothers, C.A. and Larry Ross.
The family would like to thank Unity Hospice for their loving care and support.
The family greeted relatives and friends at the Rhodes Charapata Funeral Home in Crivitz on Tuesday, April 2nd from 2-6 PM. The service was at 6 PM officiated by Pastor Zietlow.