Obituary: Lois Ann Porter Montlick of Vernon, formerly of Trumbull, 73

Lois Ann Porter Montlick of Vernon CT, age 73, wife of James A. Montlick, passed away peacefully on December 16, 2014.

Lois was born in Mingo Junction Ohio on October 25, 1941 to the late Floyd Hayes Porter and Lenora Amelia Conley.

She attended school in Darien from 1952 to 1958 and graduated Woodward High School in Cincinnati in 1960. Lois married Jim in 1962.

Lois resided in Cincinnati, OH, Darien, CT, Boardman, OH, Trumbull, CT, and Vernon, CT. She was a member of Boardman Christian Church, Long Hill United Methodist Church, and most recently the First Congregational Church of Vernon. Lois and her family lived in Trumbull Connecticut for twenty-seven years where she worked for the Trumbull Public School System, Town Parks Department, and Library.

She enjoyed golf and played in the Tashua Knolls Women’s Nine-Holers Golf Association and was a past member of the Rock Ridge Country Club in Newtown. She was a member of Nash Drum Cops of Norwalk. Lois loved carousels, flowers, biking and skiing. She enjoyed driving around the country with Jim meeting new people and seeing sights off the beaten path. Cruise ship adventures with friends and family were high points as well.

Lois is survived by her husband James A. Montlick, her children Karen Wischow and her husband Herb of Ellington, Kenneth Montlick and his wife Patricia of Branford, and Neil Montlick and his wife Spencer of Windsor. She is also survived by brothers Russell Porter, Warren Porter and his wife Patricia, Gerald Porter and his wife Janice, and Charles Porter. She is predeceased by her sister Norma Allen. She is survived by five grandchildren Canaan, Vivian, Devon, Madeline and Trey along with many nieces and nephews.

A memorial service will be held Saturday January 10, 2015, 11:00 AM at the First Congregational Church of Vernon, 695 Hartford Turnpike in Vernon, CT.

Donations can be made in Lois’s name by check to Nutmeg Big Brothers Big Sisters - 30 Laurel Street, Hartford CT 06106; or to the Connecticut Brain Tumor Alliance - P.O. Box 370514 West Hartford, CT 06137. Please note “In Memory of Lois Montlick” on your check.