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Eugene R. Potter

December 30, 1946 ~ October 25, 2021 (age 74)

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Cobleskill- Eugene R. Potter of Cobleskill passed away Monday, October 25, 2021, at Palatine Nursing Home at the age of 74. He was born December 30, 1946, in Chicago, Illinois to Edward and Dorothy (Shulte) Potter.

Gene was a Navy veteran proudly serving his country from 1965 until receiving an honorable discharge in 1968. He worked for 30 years at General Electric as a machinist. He loved photography, cooking fabulous meals, but most of all his family.

Gene was predeceased by his parents, his brother, Edward, and two sisters, Judith, and Roberta.

He is survived by the love of his life for 43 years, Cecelia, whom he married on June 3, 1978; his sons:  Jeffrey (Sharon) Potter and David (Paula) Potter both of Schenectady; three grandsons: Christian of Watervliet, Aaron and Brandon of Schenectady; a great-granddaughter, Bailey of Watervliet; his sister, Claudia (Larry) King of Schenectady and several nieces and nephews.

Services will be private at a later date. In lieu of flowers, please donate to Animal Shelter of Schoharie Valley, PO Box 40, Howes Cave, NY 12092, or the American Heart Association, 4 Atrium Dr. #100, Albany, NY 12205.

Arrangements have been entrusted to Mereness-Putnam Funeral Home, 171 Elm St., Cobleskill, NY.

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Animal Shelter of Schoharie Valley, Inc.
PO Box 40, Howes Cave NY 12092

American Heart Assoc.
4 Atrium Drive Suite 100, Albany NY 12205

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