Donald F. Pottenburgh, Sr.

Donald F. Pottenburgh, Sr.

Male 1922 - 2015  (93 years)

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  • Name Donald F. Pottenburgh  [1
    Suffix Sr. 
    Born 29 May 1922  New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Died 7 Nov 2015 
    Age 93 years 
    Person ID I34430  Tree2020
    Last Modified 20 Nov 2020 

    Father Ancestors Frederick J.. Pottenburgh, Jr.,   b. 6 Sep 1902, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Apr 1954  (Age 51 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Ancestors Florence Mae Lynk,   b. 20 Mar 1895, Tivoli, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Feb 1966, Hyde Park, Dutchess County, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Family ID F12836  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Gloria Jean Briggs 
    Last Modified 20 Nov 2020 
    Family ID F12838  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 

    • Donald Pottenburgh Sr.

      1922 - 2015 Obituary Condolences
      Donald Pottenburgh Sr. Obituary
      Donald F.

      Pottenburgh Sr.

      Hyde Park - Donald F. Pottenburgh Sr., 93, of Hyde Park, died Saturday, November 7, 2015, at Vassar Brothers Medical Center in Poughkeepsie.

      A lifelong area resident, he was born May 29, 1922 in Tivoli; the son of the late Frederick and Florence Lynk Pottenburgh.

      Don proudly served in the Army during World War II. He had attained the rank of Master Sergeant.

      Mr. Pottenburgh was a General Contractor. Along with his sons, he ran D.F. Pottenburgh & Sons for many years, until his retirement in 1985.

      He was a member of the Hyde Park American Legion Post #1303, the Washington Hollow Gun Club in Pleasant Valley, and the Moose Lodge #904, Hyde Park.

      On June 7, 1947 in Poughkeepsie, he married the former Gloria Jean Briggs. Mrs. Pottenburgh predeceased him on September 25, 2007.

      Don is survived by his three children, Donna Jean Hutchings and husband, Harold, Donald F. Pottenburgh Jr., and Michael F. Pottenburgh Sr. and wife, Jean; six grandchildren, Donald F. Pottenburgh III, Richard A. Pottenburgh, Michael Pottenburgh Jr., Kimberly Hutchings, Stephanie Pottenburgh Lott, and Michelle Pottenburgh Raetz; great grandchildren, Emily and Brandon Pottenburgh, and Kaden and Cameron Lott; and several nieces and nephews.

      In addition to his wife, he was predeceased by his three brothers.

      Services and burial with military honors in the family plot in Rhinebeck Cemetery will be private and at the convenience of the family.

      Don's family respectfully requests memorial donations to the - Hudson Valley Region, 121 Executive Dr., New Windsor, NY 12553

      Arrangements are under the direction of Sweet's Funeral Home, Inc., Rte. 9, Hyde Park.

      To send an online condolence please visit

  • Sources 
    1. [S1306] 1940 United States Federal Census,, (Name: Operations, Inc.; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2012;), Year: 1940; Census Place: Rhinebeck, Dutchess, New York; Roll: T627_2525; Page: 2A; Enumeration District: 14-101.