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500 University Blvd. West
Silver Spring, MD


Alice E. Potosky (Age 67)  

On Saturday, December 29, 2018, of Alexandria, VA, from metastatic breast cancer. Beloved daughter of the late Melvin I. and Geraldine Potosky; sister of Melvin Potosky, Jr., the late Ann Sheridan, Mary Albert, Bryant Potosky and Arnie Potosky. Also survived by three sisters-in-law, eight nieces and nephews, one grand-niece and two grand-nephews. Alice has lived in the DC area her entire life. After graduating from Immaculate Conception Academy in Washington DC, she attended Ohio University. During her college years she went to work on a kibbutz in Israel, then traveled in the Middle East and Europe for a few months. Her love of travel stayed with her throughout her life. Alice returned to OU and got her BS in Journalism in 1976. Then went to India as an intern for United Press International.. Upon her return, she joined the Peace Corps to serve in the Philippines. In 1994, she completed her MBA at American University. Alice had a long and varied career in marketing, public relations and publishing. She has a large loving family and countless friends. A Memorial Service will be held at a private home on January 12, 2018.

Published in The Washington Post on Jan. 2, 2019
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