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William Potter Obituary

William  F. Potter
William F. Potter

August 12, 1926 - January 1, 2019
Born in Bridgton, ME
Resided in Lynnfield, MA
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Lynnfield- formerly of Saugus and Bridgton, ME, Mr. William F. Potter, age 92, died at Sunrise Senior Living in Lynnfield. He was the husband of the late Marion (Baker) Potter.

Born and raised in Bridgton, Maine, Mr. Potter was the son of the late Fernando and Gladys (Bean) Potter. William was a graduate of Bridgton Academy and later received his accounting degree from Bentley College. He was a retired accountant for Chevron in Allston and later worked for several years at the Home Depot in Saugus. He had been a resident of Saugus for over 40 years before moving to Lynnfield. Mr. Potter was very active in the Saugus Boy Scouts troop 62 as well as the Boy Scouts in Maine. He was a WWII U.S. Army Veteran and a Korean War U.S. Air Force Veteran.

William is survived by five children, William Potter of Berlin, NH, Beverly Potter and her spouse Lonnie Valesky of Newmarket, NH, David Potter and his wife Karen of York, ME, Alison Potter-Cook of Randallstown, MD, Carol McCarthy and her husband Edward of Saugus; 9 grandchildren, Kim, Derek, Andrew, Michelle, Kendall, Taryn, Patrick, Kevin, and John. He was predeceased by his son Richard Potter and brother Frederick Potter.

In lieu of flowers, donations in William’s memory can be made to the Wounded Warrior Project at

Relatives and friends are invited to attend visiting hours in the Bisbee-Porcella Funeral Home, 549 Lincoln Ave., SAUGUS on Wednesday January 9th from 4-7 p.m. Burial will be private.




Bisbee-Porcella Funeral Home
549 Lincoln Ave.
Saugus, MA US 01906
Wednesday, January 9, 2019
4:00 PM - 7:00 PM


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Jacksonville, MA 32256
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