William G. "Bill" POTTER, 82, of Ulysses, PA, died Thursday, March 28, 2019 in Cole Memorial Hospital, Coudersport, after being stricken in Ulysses.
Born March 15, 1937, in Coudersport, PA, he was the son of Harold and Helen Soskie Potter.
A US Navy Veteran, he served honorably from 1958 – 1962.
He was employed by Dresser-Rand in Wellsville, NY for many years.
Bill was an active life member of the Tri-Town Volunteer Fire Company and Tri-Town Volunteer Ambulance and was also a member of the H.U.G. Senior Center in Ulysses. A Tri-Town member since 1966, he was a vital member of the fire police. He was honored as Ulysses Citizen of the Year in 2013. Bill was found at Downey’s Restaurant every morning for coffee and to help Sharon open for the day. He spent a lot of time helping his brothers on Mike’s farm and at Pete’s berry patch.
Surviving are: a sister, Jane Hilfiger of Harrison Valley, PA; sisters-in-law, Sandra Potter of Ulysses and Joyce Potter Treat of Elkland; nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his parents; and two brothers, Harold “Mike” Potter and Howard Paul “Pete” Potter.
Friends may call Monday, April 1, 2019 from 6:00 – 8:00 PM at Olney Funeral Home, Ulysses, where Funeral Services will be held on Tuesday at 11:00 AM. The Rev. Timothy H. Miller will officiate. Burial will be in Raymond Cemetery, Allegany Township. Military Rites will be accorded by members of the Potter County Honor Guard.
Memorials may be made to the Tri-Town Volunteer Fire Company, P.O. Box 277, Ulysses, PA 16948 or Ulysses Library, P.O. Box 316, Ulysses, PA 16948.