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Samuel J Potis

January 3, 1944 ~ February 5, 2017 (age 73)

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Samuel J Potis, of Archbald, passed away Sunday evening at Hospice of the Sacred Heart, Dunmore. His wife of 21 years is the former Sandra M Tutko.

Born Monday, January 03, 1944, in Carbondale, he was a son of the late Samuel and Mildred (Ladyn) Potis. He was a locomotive engineer with D and H Railroad, and a graduate of Ben Franklin High School. He was a member of Christ the King Parish, St Thomas Aquinas Church.

Surviving is his son Jerome and wife Katy, Jermyn; brother, John Potis and wife Anne, Florida; sister, Linda and husband Joe O’Connell, North Carolina; sisters-in-law Pat and Joe Sklarosky, Bev and Bob Phillips, Linda and Bill Benedetti, and Anne Tutko; 11 nieces and nephews, 18 great nieces and nephews, and his beloved companion Max.

Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Friday at 9:30 a.m. in Christ the King Parish, St Thomas Aquinas Church, 429 Church Street, Archbald. Family and friends may call Thursday from 5-8 p.m. at the Louis J Rapoch Funeral Home, 420 Church Street, Archbald. In lieu of flowers, the family respectfully suggests donations being made to the Griffin Pond Animal Shelter, or the St Francis Soup Kitchen.

 Service Information

February 9, 2017

5:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Louis J Rapoch Funeral Home
420 Church Street
Archbald, PA 18403-2102

Mass of Christian Burial
February 10, 2017

9:30 AM
St. Thomas Aquinas Church
411 Church St
Archbald, Pennsylvania 18403

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