|Birth: ||Sep. 10, 1864|
|Death: ||Oct. 1, 1953|
Nashua Reporter - October, 1953
Mrs. Mary Potter, Resident Until '46, Dies in California
Funeral services were held at a mortuary in Coalinga, Calif., for Mrs. Mary Potter, a life-long resident of the Nashua-Republic area until moving to California in 1946.
Mary Ann Castor was born nine miles east of Nashua & two miles north of Republic, Sept. 10, 1864. She resided in this area until she & her husband, Hamon O. Potter, moved to Coalinga to be near their daughters.
She passed away at her home in Coalinga Sept. 29, at 11:30 a.m. She was preceded in death by her husbnad, who died in December, 1950, after 65 years of married life.
She is also survived by 4 daughters; Gladys, Mrs. Dee Petty, and Marge, Mrs. W.K. Kout, both of Coalinga; Fannie, Mrs. Howard Russell, San Francisco; and Faye, Mrs. John Eckstein, of Ripon, Wis.
Mrs. Potter was one of nine children & three of the nine survive her. They are a sister, Ida, Mrs. Chambers of New Hampton; a brother, Charles, of New Hampton; and another brother, Grant, of Chicago.
Funeral services on Oct. 1 were conducted by Remana Macon, C.S., First Church of Christ, Scientist. Grandsons & friends were pallbearers. Interment was in Grangeville Cemetery.
A note from Mrs. Petty, says, in part, "It is needless to tell you how much we miss her, but her suffering is over. She looked so beautiful & peaceful, so we must not wish her back here where she was no longer happy without our father, and unable to do the work in her home."
Philip Theophilas Castor (1834 - 1913)
Fannie Ann Hoover Castor (1840 - 1915)
Hamon O. Potter (1861 - 1950)*
Fannie Arvilla Potter Russell (1886 - 1979)*
John Frances Castor (1857 - 1907)*
Perry Columbus Castor (1861 - 1922)*
Ida May Castor Chambers (1862 - 1960)*
Mary Ann Castor Potter (1864 - 1953)
Olive Delphine Castor Prudhon (1866 - 1948)*
Flora M. Castor Pierson (1868 - 1952)*
Andrew Grant Castor (1872 - 1959)*
Nellie Oteal Castor Ransom (1880 - 1951)*
Plot: Section I, Lot 10, Sp: 2
Created by: Cheri
Record added: Jun 14, 2012
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