George B. Potter, 85

OSWEGO, NY – George B. Potter, 85, of Oswego, died Saturday November 28, 2015, at Seneca Hill Manor.

Born in Neenah, Wisconsin, he was the son of the late Mark and Florence (Spellman) Potter.

He worked for the Local #73 Pipefitters before moving to Colorado where he retired from Rocky Flats.

He worked part-time at Lowes.

Surviving are his wife, Margaret (Stewart) Potter; three sons, Charles (Lisa) Potter and Mark (Patricia) Potter, both of Oswego and Stewart (Janice) Potter of Colorado; six grandchildren, Brian (Christine) Potter, Kyle (Audrey) Potter, Alan Potter, Shay Fluetsch, Kami Fluetsch and Jack Detmer.

He was predeceased by his daughter, Katie Detmer (Nov. 10, 2015); and three brothers, Tom, Bob and Mike Potter.

There are no calling hours.

A funeral mass for George and his daughter, Katie, will be held 10 a.m. December 5 at St. Mary’s Church.

Burial will be held in Oswego Town Rural Cemetery.

Nelson Funeral Home has care of arrangements.