Pittsfield- Marilyn (Daly) Potter, age 87, died Saturday, March 31, 2018 at her home after a brief illness.
Marilyn was born in Pittsfield on November 21, 1930 the daughter of the late John W. and Agnes E. Wise Daly. She was a 1947 graduate of St. Joseph High School, and later went on to work as a credit manager for Sears for over thirty years. In her retirement, Marilyn enjoyed volunteering at the BMC Gift Shop for many years.
Marilyn loved to exercise at the Dalton Community Center, specifically enjoying swimming and water volleyball, and was an avid traveler, never saying no to a new adventure with her family. She also found great enjoyment in spending time with her grandchildren.
Marilyn was a lifelong communicant of St. Mary’s Church until their closure, and she then became a member of Sacred Heart Church.
She and her late husband, Charles L. Potter, were married on July 7, 1951 at the St. Mary the Morning Star Church. Charles died March 25, 2013.
Marilyn is survived by her 4 children, Pamela Potter-Reger of Rensselaer, NY, Philip C. Potter of Nashua, NH, Christopher S. Potter and his wife Janet of Fairhaven, and Diane McCabe and her husband Neal of East Freetown. She also leaves her 10 grandchildren, Amy Reger, Michelle Hubert, Carlie Albert, Matthew Potter, Katie Rausch, Cody Potter, Kelsey Potter, Zachary McCabe, Daly McCabe, and Jacob McCabe, 7 great-grandchildren, Makenzie Albert, Brennan, Rylan and Stella Rausch, Henry Hubert, Nolan Carroll, and Chad Potter, and several nieces and nephews.
In addition to her husband, Marilyn was predeceased by her brother, John William Daly in 2006, and two sisters, Madeline St. Peter and Margaret Zimmerman.
SERVICES: Calling Hours for Marilyn will be FRIDAY, April 6th from 9:30AM-10:30AM at the DEVANNY-CONDRON FUNERAL HOME, followed by a Liturgy of Christian Burial at 11AM at Sacred Heart Church with Rev. Christopher Fedoryshyn, administrator, officiating. Burial will follow in St. Joseph’s Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, Memorial Donations may be made to St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital in care of the Funeral Home.