Frederick Isaac Potter

Male 1937 - 2016  (78 years)


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  • Name Frederick Isaac Potter 
    Born 4 Aug 1937  Pulaski, Oswego, New York Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 25 Mar 2016 
    Person ID I9273  Stewartsnydotcom
    Last Modified 14 Oct 2019 

    Father Ancestors Harry Isaiah Potter,   b. 22 Jul 1912, Redfield Twp., Oswego County, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Dec 1967, Redfield Twp., Oswego County, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 55 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Ancestors Mabel Amelia Barker,   b. 4 Nov 1914, Orwell Twp., Oswego County, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Sep 2006, Richland, Oswego, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 91 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Married 5 Nov 1932  [1, 2
    Family ID F1382  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Helen Rupracht 
    Married 13 Sep 1958 
    Children 
    Married: 1x1. Valerie J. Potter
    Married: 1x2. Robin Potter  [natural]
    Married: 1x3. Melanie Potter  [natural]
    Married: 1x4. Jennifer Potter  [natural]
     5. Mark Potter  [natural]
     6. Rex Potter  [natural]
     7. Gregg Potter  [natural]
    Last Modified 14 Oct 2019 
    Family ID F11425  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Last Modified 14 Oct 2019 
    Family ID F25928  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Fredrick I. Potter, 78,of Van Auken Rd., Lacona passed away at home on March 25, 2016. Fred was born August 4, 1937, in Redfield, the son of Harry and Mabel Barker Potter. He graduated in 1956 from Pulaski High School. Fred married Helen Rupracht on September 13, 1958. After high school, he owned a milk and paper trucking business for several years, then worked construction. He started working for Oswego County Highway in 1968, running the snow plows, striper truck and dispatching, until finally retiring in 1997. He has also owned the Fred Potter Trash Removal business for more than 40 years.

      Fred had been a member of the Lacona Fire Department for 40 years where he held positions of Chief, President, Vice President, Lieutenant, Director, Engine Foreman, 2nd Assistant Chief, Rescue Captain and Safety Officer. In 2006, he was awarded Firefighter of the Year. He was a member of the Rail City Fire Department, a life member of the Agricultural Society of Oswego County, where he was past President, Sr. Vice President, Oswego County Emergency Preparedness, EMT, President of the Oswego County Local CSEA, member of Oswego County Chiefs Association, President of Oswego County Firefighters Association and was currently a Councilman on the Boylston Town Board. He enjoyed collecting fire trucks and other related fire articles. He attended Sandy Creek Wesleyan Church.

      Surviving are his wife, Helen, four daughters, Valerie (Tom) Marshall of Orwell, Robin (Tim) Rudd of Lacona, Melanie (Gary) Greene of Syracuse and Jennifer (Scott) Craft of Rochester, three sons, Mark (Jamie) Potter of Oswego, Rex (Tonya) Potter of Sandy Creek and Gregg (Patty)Potter of Lacona. Three sisters, Shirley Purvis of Vero Beach, FL, Evelyn (Charles) Masuicca of Pulaski, Erma Schroeder of Richland and one brother, Charles (Mary Lou) Potter of Ville Platte, LA, 14 Grandchildren, 6 great-grandchildren and one due in July, numerous nieces, nephews and cousins. He was predeceased by his parents and two brothers, Robert in 1999 and Terry in 2011.

      Funeral services will be held 10 a.m. Tuesday, March 29, at the Foster Hax Funeral Home, 52 Park Street, Pulaski, with burial in the Boylston-Sandy Creek Cemetery on County Route 15. Calling hours will be held from 3 to 7 p.m. Monday at the funeral home.

      Donations may be made in Fred’s name to Lacona Fire Department, PO Box 178, Lacona, NY 13083 or the Sandy Creek Wesleyan Church, Route 11, Sandy Creek, NY 13145.

  • Sources 
    1. [S570] Public Member Trees, Ancestry.com, (Name: Name: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc.; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2006;;), Database online.
      Record for Harrison I "Harry" Potter

    2. [S570] Public Member Trees, Ancestry.com, (Name: Name: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc.; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2006;;), Database online.
      Record for Harrison I "Harry" Potter