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Gladys Dorthy Potter, 90, Wellsville


Wellsville, NY – Gladys Dorothy Potter, 90, of 152 Pine Street, died on Friday, June 16, 2023, at the Hart Comfort House, where she received wonderful care. She was born June 29, 1932, in Genesee, PA the daughter of the late Clifford and Bessie (Benway) Morris. As an infant, her family moved to Wellsville, where she resided for the remainder of her life.

Gladys was employed at the Shamrock Inn, the Long Vue Motel, Mary’s Nursing Home, the Highland Nursing Home and was a housekeeper for several area families.

She is survived by her brother, Roger (Judy) Morris of Wellsville, a daughter, Carol E. Cosgrove of Alden, NY, son, Richard L. (Sonny) Potter of Albion, NY and her grandchildren; Christine (Don) Marchese of Elma, NY, Renee (Matthew) Menegay of Mt. Zion, IL, Mary B. Cosgrove of Alden, NY, Angela M. Cosgrove of San Antonio, TX, Molly (Arthur) Reed of Friendship and John R. Cosgrove of Buffalo, NY. Gladys also had 8 great-grandchildren and a niece, Kelly (Don) Roberts of Scio, NY.    

In addition to her parents, she was predeceased by an infant daughter, a son, Duane A. Potter, a brother, William Morris, son-in-law, John J. Cosgrove, and a sister-in-law, Susan Morris.

At Gladys’ request there will be no prior visitation. Burial will be in Stannards Cemetery. Please consider memorial donations to the Hart Comfort House.

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