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Frances W. Potter

Frances W. Potter, 93, of Springville, passed away June 7, 2018 in Jennie B. Richmond Nursing Home.


Frances was born in Springville on June 13, 1924 and was a graduate of Springville-Griffith Institute. She was married to Will E. Potter, who passed away Feb. 7, 2008.

Frances was a homemaker, member of St. Aloysius Church and a former member of the Springville Rough Riders and Springville Country Club.

In addition to her husband, Frances was preceded in death by her siblings Mary, Lenore, Janice and Bill.

Frances is survived by her children Mary (Larry), Will (Donna) and Laurie (Michael); six grandchildren Mark, Lara, Evan, Christopher, Jessica and Nicole; five great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be at a later date. Burial was in Sibley Cemetery, East Concord.

Expressions of sympathy may be made to Jennie B. Richmond Nursing Home, 222 E. Main St., Springville, N.Y. 14141 or to Hospice Buffalo Inc., 225 Como Park Blvd., Cheektowaga, N.Y. 14227.

Arrangements were made by the Smith-Weismantel Funeral Home, 271 E. Main St., Springville. Online condolences may be made at


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