Thomas L. "Corky" Potter Jr.
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Thomas L. "Corky" Potter, Jr., of Niagara Falls, passed away suddenly on Thursday, December 3, 2009 in Mount St. Mary's Hospital. He was 71.He was born in Clearfield, PA on October 6, 1938, a son of the late Thomas Potter and Helen (Zagata) Potter. He attended local schools and was a graduate of the former LaSalle Jr./Sr. High School. He served in the US Army and was honorably discharged in March 1959. Mr. Potter worked for the International Paper Mill until its closure, and then worked for the Carborundum Company from 1964–1983, until the plant's closing. He also worked at Niagara Abrasives and Donatello's Pizzeria. He made many friends wherever he worked and enjoyed fishing, college football, especially Penn State, history, including the Civil War, going on vacations and his beloved dog, Lucy.Survivors include his wife of 42 years, Roseanne (Dugan) Potter; his sisters, Catherine (Robert) Reid; Carole (Paul) Beakman and several nieces and nephews whom he loved dearly. Friends are invited to attend memorial services on Tuesday, December 15, 2009 at 2 PM in the LANE FUNERAL HOME, INC., 8622 Buffalo Avenue. The interment will be held at the convenience of the family. Flowers graciously declined.Visit www.lanefuneralhome.com

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Published in Greater Niagara Newspapers from Dec. 4 to Dec. 6, 2009.
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December 10, 2009
DEAR ROSE....
JUST WANTED TO LET YOU NOW, THAT YOU ARE ALWAYS IN OUR THOUGHTS AND PRAYERS AT THIS VERY HARD TIME. WE LOVE AND MISS YOU. WE HAVE SO MANY MEMORIES WITH YOU AND TOM THAT WILL BE IN OUR HEARTS FOREVER. LOVE, ROBERT AND KARYL
KARYL JOHNSTON
December 6, 2009
My Mom (Karyl Johnston) told me that Tom passed away. I'm so sorry to hear the news. I have fond childhood memories of coming to visit her and seeing you at the Hospital.
With Sympathy & Love, Kelly (Johnston) Vex
December 6, 2009
I AM VERY SORRY FOR YOUR LOST.I GRADUATED WITH TOM MY PRAYERS ARE WITH TOM.GOD BE WITH HIM. BOB KYSOR
BOB KYSOR
December 6, 2009
My memories of Corky from Jr/Sr high school are fond ones. He and I were in many classes together and had many lauguhs. I have not seen Corky since I left for the Navy in 55. I hope the families fond memories of him help get you through your grief. He was a good man when I knew him, and Im sure he was until his passing.
Barry Chaisson
December 6, 2009
Roseanne -I'm so sorry for your loss. You are in my prayers.
Eileen
December 5, 2009
heartfelt condolences for your loss. corky was held in high regard by all who knew him. sincere sympathy, vince johnson
vince johnson
December 4, 2009
Roseanne,

We are so sorry to hear of Corky's passing. We enjoyed working with him, being his neighbor and friend. He will sadly be missed.

Gordy and JoAnne
Gordy & JoAnne Claffey
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