2012-01-13 / Obits

Robert William Potter Sr.

Lifelong Resident

Robert William Potter Sr., a lifelong Rockaway resident, died January 10.

Potter was born in Long Island City, New York. He is an US Armed Forces veteran, having served in the US Navy during the Vietnam War era. Potter was a member of the US Navy Domain of the Golden Dragon (crossing the International Date Line).

He is survived by his wife Mary; son, Robert William Potter, Jr.; daughter, Priscilla Potter; brother, Eddie (Virginia); sisters, Joannie, Evelyn and Eleanor, granddaughter, Victoria S.; and many nieces and nephews.

Funeral arrangements were entrusted to the Denis S. O’Connor Funeral Home, Rockaway Beach. A funeral will take place at St. Rose of Lima Church, Rockaway Beach on Friday, January 13, at 9:45 a.m. Interment will follow at Calverton National Cemetery, Calverton, New York.

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