Lorene "Lucy" Porter lost her long-fought battle with cancer on Thursday, November 22nd, 2012 at the age of 72. She Passed away peacefully at her Dos Palos home Surrounded by family and friends. Lucy was born on February 20,1940 in Gilroy, California to Olen Sullivan and Ida Hayes. She had three brothers; Alvin, Clifford and Allen. Lucy married Bob Porter on March 3, 1962 in Carson City, Nevada, and they remained married for 43 years, until he preceded her in death in 2005. Lucy enjoyed spending time with her friends at the Dos Palos Elementary School Cafeteria, where she worked for 22 years. Lucy was baptized in her later years, and her faith was an important part of her life. Lucy will forever be remembered for her hilarious stories and quick wit, her incredible cooking, her generosity, and her boundless love for her friends and family. Lucy is survived by her dauther Amy Cooke, her son Bobby Porter, and four grandchildren, Halee Clevenger, Nicole Cooke, Chad Porter and Daniel Porter. Services will be held at the Dos Palos Cemetery on November 28, 2012 at 11:00am. A luncheon will follow at the Emmanuel Baptist Church Social Hall.