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Jadwiga Potkay Bessette
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Birth: Nov. 6, 1918
New Bedford
Bristol County
Massachusetts, USA
Death: Jan. 20, 1990
New Bedford
Bristol County
Massachusetts, USA

Obituary
Standard Times, New Bedford, January 21, 1990, p C8.

Jadwiga (Potkay) Bessette
New Bedford Private services will be held for Jadwiga (Potkay) Bessette, 72, of Sawyer Street, who died Saturday, January 20, 1990, after a long illness. She was the widow of Aldei U. Bessette and daughter of the late Stanley and Frances (Haberek) Potkay.
Born in New Bedford and a lifelong citizen of the city.

She died at Saint Luke's Hospital.

Mrs. Bessette was born in New Bedford and was a lifelong resident. She was employed at the Wamsutta Mill as an inspector until her retirement.

Survivors include a daughter Annette Daigle of New Bedford; a sister Jane Skypeck of New Bedford; a grandson and two great grandchildren.
 
 
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 Parents:
  Stanislaw Jan Potkay (1886 - 1968)
  Franciszka Chabereck Potkay (1885 - 1959)
 
 Spouse:
  Aldei U Bessette (1906 - 1990)*
 
 Siblings:
  Sophia Potkay Moniz (1906 - 1971)*
  Genevieve Potkay Piorkowski (1914 - 1979)*
  Stashia Potkay (1915 - ____)*
  Jadwiga Potkay Bessette (1918 - 1990)
  Stanley F Potkay (1920 - 1966)*
  Janina Potkay Skypeck (1922 - 1998)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Note: Jadwiga was also known as Edna
 
Burial:
Sacred Heart Old Cemetery
New Bedford
Bristol County
Massachusetts, USA
Plot: Section N, Row A, Lot 3
 
Created by: Stephen Potkay
Record added: Oct 12, 2013
Find A Grave Memorial# 118582311
Jadwiga <i>Potkay</i> Bessette
Added by: Stephen Potkay
 
Jadwiga <i>Potkay</i> Bessette
Added by: Stephen Potkay
 
 
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