Ursula Potter

Ursula Sherry Potter (Davids)

Sunday, July 21st, 1918 - Monday, May 27th, 2019
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GENEVA- Ursula Davids- Sherry-Potter, age 100, formerly of Geneva passed away on Monday May 27, 2019 at Geneva General Hospital.

There will be no prior calling hours. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Saturday (June 1) at 10:00 a.m. at St. Stephen’s Roman Catholic Church. Burial will be at the convenience of the family.

In lieu of flowers, please go and dance.

Ursula was born on July 21, 1918 in Geneva the daughter of the late Gertrude Lake and Leo Davids, Sr. She graduated from DeSales High School and swam across Seneca Lake at the age of 14. Ursula worked at the Seneca Army Depot for many years in the Munitions Unit and retired from the New York Telephone Company.

Ursula was a member of St. Francis deSales Church and was a past President of the Pioneer Club of the Telephone Company. After retirement she moved to Florida, she was an avid sailor, golfer, gardener, windsurfer and loved to Crochet & Knit. Ursula was the oldest person at the age of 69 to become a certified diver with NAUI-National Scuba Association.

She is survived by her children, Carole Adair of Waterloo, Paula Arsenault of Leominster, MA, Dian Sherry of Canandaigua, Karen (Dr. James) Mahoney Dolan of Auburn and Richard (Wanda) Sherry of Canandaigua; 16 grandchildren; 22 great-grandchildren; 5 great- great- grandchildren; siblings, Jean Crowe, Theodore Davids, Elizabeth Nary and Judy Davids; step-children, Roderick Potter, Carole Brice, Clovis “Ned” Potter and Charles Potter; several nieces and nephews

Ursula was predeceased by her parents Leo and Gertrude; husbands, Paul Sherry and Clovis Potter; siblings, Gertrude Turner, Leo “Cliff” Davids, Jr., Tress Nuhn, Doreen Willower, Paul Davids, Joan Bixby and Bernard Davids; son-in-law, Donald Arsenault; great-great grandson, Suade Cooley; step-children, Russell Potter and Allan Potter.
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    Saturday, June 1st, 2019 | 10:00am
    Saturday, June 1st, 2019 10:00am
    St. Stephen's Roman Catholic Church
    48 Pulteney Street
    GENEVA, NY 14456
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    Rev. Thomas P. Mull


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