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John L. Potter

December 25, 1947 ~ January 19, 2020 (age 72)

Obituary

John L. Potter, 72, of Mishnock Road, West Greenwich, RI, passed away on Sunday, January 19, 2020, at Kent Hospital, Warwick, RI. Born on December 25, 1947, in Providence, RI, he was the husband of Cindi (Schieldge) Potter. They were married for fifty-one years. John was the son of the late Louis and Florence (Peters) Potter.

John was a grinder for General Dynamics Electric Boat for thirty-two years before retiring in 2004. He was a US Army Veteran serving in the Vietnam War.

Besides his wife Cindi, John is survived by two sons; Greg L. Potter and his wife Shia and Eric C. Potter and his partner Bethany, a brother; William R. Potter and his wife Paula and a sister; Audrey A. Wozniak and her husband Mark and four grandchildren; Zander, Zaiden, Skyy and Violet.

A memorial service will be held on Thursday, January 23, 2020, at 11:00 am in the Gorton-Menard Funeral Home & Crematory, 721 Washington Street, Coventry, RI. A calling hour will be held prior from 10:00 to 11:00 am. Burial with US Military Honors will be held in the RI Veterans Cemetery, Exeter, RI.

In lieu of flowers donations in his memory can be made to; American Lung Association, 260 W Exchange St, Providence, RI 02903

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Services

Visitation
Thursday
January 23, 2020

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Gorton-Menard Funeral Home and Crematory
721 Washington Street
Coventry, RI 02816

Memorial Service
Thursday
January 23, 2020

11:00 AM
Gorton-Menard Funeral Home and Crematory
721 Washington Street
Coventry, RI 02816

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