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Donald Clair Potts

December 3, 1933 ~ September 28, 2020 (age 86)


Donald Clair Potts, 86, Indiana died peacefully Monday September 28, 2020 at his residence surrounded by his family. He was the son of the late Joseph and Lena (Alexander) Potts and was born December 3, 1933 in Homer City. 

Donald was a member of Our Lady of the Assumption Parish, Holy Name Society and was a former usher at the church.  He was a surveyor and was employed by the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation. He was a former Feather Weight Golden Glove Boxing Champion.

He is survived by his wife, Mary (DeCarlo) Potts of 67 years; his three children, Sandra and husband Dennis Harshyne, Shelocta, Christina Jones, Homer City and son Joseph Potts and wife Marcella, Indiana ; his six grandchildren,  Jesse (Jeannine) Jones, Homer City,  Jennifer Jones (Glenn Gomish) Blairsville, Benjamin (Kate) Harshyne, Iowa City, Iowa ,  Zachary Harshyne, Shelocta,  Lane Potts, Indiana and Nathan Potts, Indiana.

He is also survived by his three great grandchildren, Preston Kole  Gomish, Lee Summer Jones, and Jack West Harshyne,  one sister, Wanda and husband Terry Stiles, Blairsville and also many nieces and nephews.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his son-in-law, Robin Jones.

A Funeral Mass will be held Thursday at 11 a.m. at Our Lady of the Assumption Parish, Lucernemines Site.  Interment will follow in the St. Louis Cemetery, Lucernemines.  

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Funeral Mass
October 1, 2020

11:00 AM
Our Lady of the Assumption Parish, Lucernemines Site
Lucerne Road
Lucernemines, Pennsylvania 15748

October 1, 2020

11:45 AM
St. Louis Cemetery


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