Christina I. Ripka Porter

Christina I. Ripka Porter

Christina Ilene (Ripka) Porter, 41, of Mill Hall passed away Friday, April 2, 2021 at her home in North Bend.

Born Oct. 29, 1979 in Lock Haven, she was a daughter of Richard and Sharon (Mitchell) Ripka, Sr.

Christina was a 1997 graduate of Lock Haven High School.

Christina was employed by First Quality and then Haven Pride until their closing.

On June 6, 2012 she married her best friend, Larry “Malik” Porter.

Christina enjoyed music and fishing. She also loved going on road trips.

In addition to her mother, Sharon Ripka and husband, Malik Porter, both of Mill Hall, she is survived by two sons, Scott E. and Colton L.T. Ripka, both of Mill Hall; a brother, Richard (Angel) Ripka, Jr. of Salona; a sister, Lisa Ripka of Mill Hall; many nieces and nephews who loved her dearly; and her best friends, Patricia Glantz and Toni James.

She was also adored by her family in New Jersey: mother-in-law, Evelyn Porter; sister-in-law, Fonda Dortch Taylor; and brother-in-law, Loren Porter as well as her step-children: Shawn, Kevin and Juanita and 10 step great-grandchildren.

Along with her father, Dick Ripka, she was preceded in death by two stepchildren, Loren and Tyrone.

Private services will be held at the convenience of her family.

Arrangements are under the direction of the Donald G. Walker Funeral Home, Inc., 231 High St., Flemingotn, PA 17745.

Online condolences may be given by visiting www.donaldwalkerfuneralhome.com.