Nancy PotterMarch 28,2013
Nancy PotterNancy Potter
Nancy Potter, 81, of Rutland died Monday, March 25, 2013, at the Rutland Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center.
She was born Nov. 13, 1931, in Danbury, Conn. She graduated from Danbury High School.
She was a longtime resident of Rutland, and a member of Trinity Episcopal Church.
She was employed as a waitress at the Midway Dinner for 28 years prior to her retirement.
She enjoyed knitting, going for rides and country music.
Survivors include two granddaughters, Tina Bushee of Wallingford, and Karen Corey of Enosburg Falls; a grandson, Dean Bushee Sr. of Bristol; several great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren.
She was predeceased by her husband William Potter, and a daughter Jay Bolster in 2011.
A memorial service will be held Thursday, March 28, 2013, at 11 a.m. at the Trinity Episcopal Church, chapel.
There will be no calling hours.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Trinity Episcopal Church, 85 West St., Rutland, VT 05701.
Arrangements are with Aldous Funeral Home.
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