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1941 James 2016

James D. "Jim" Potter

October 7, 1941 — January 4, 2016

James D. Potter           “beloved husband, father and grandfather”

COUDERSPORT, PA---James D. Potter, 74, a longtime resident of Coudersport and formerly of Harrison Valley, passed away Monday, January 4, 2016, in Sweden Valley Manor, Coudersport, after a short illness.
     Born on October 7, 1941, in Wellsville, NY, he was a son of James D. and Catherine Lewis Potter.  On May 3, 1969, he married Felecia A. Tasillo, who survives.
     Jim was a graduate of Wellsville (N.Y.) High School. He was employed by the former Pure Carbon Company in Coudersport, now Morgan AM & T, retiring at age 72.
     He enjoyed tinkering in his garage, doing carpentry and working on his vehicles.
     Surviving besides his wife are a son, Paul “PJ” (Kathy Wiltrout) Potter of Coudersport; a daughter, Marlaina (Terry) Smith of Lakeland, Florida; a former daughter-in-law, Carrie A. Potter of Coudersport; three grandchildren, Patrick J. Potter, Hunter R. Potter, and Lauryn E. Potter, all of Coudersport; nine brothers and sisters; and several nieces and nephews.
     Jim was predeceased by his parents and two brothers.
     There will be no public visitation.  A graveside service will be held in the Ulysses Cemetery, Ulysses, on a date and time to be announced.
     Jim’s family has entrusted his care to the Virgil L. Howard Funeral Home, Shinglehouse.
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Funeral service

Tuesday, October 14, 2014

2:00 - 3:00 pm (Eastern time)

Harmony Presbyterian Church

7460 Wildcat Rd., Harrells, NC 28444

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Interment

Tuesday, October 14, 2014

3:00 - 4:00 pm (Eastern time)

Harmony Presbyterian Church Cemetery

7460 Wildcat Rd,, Harrells, NC 28444

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Coudersport Alliance Church

1 Alliance Ave, Coudersport, PA 16915

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