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Melvin L. Potter

Born: Sat., Feb. 20, 1937
Died: Tue., Jan. 2, 2018

Family to do services at later date

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Fillmore --- Melvin L. Potter of 28 Prospect Street died Tuesday, January 2, 2018 in his home. He was born on February 20, 1937 in Winter Harbor, Maine, a son of the late George Potter and Myrtle Torrey. On August 16, 1958 in Fillmore he married Sidney Vedder who survives.


Mel was a former superintendent of the Fillmore Water Department for 44 years and a former bus driver for Fillmore Central School for 38 years, retiring in 2000.


He was a veteran of the United States Army serving from 1958 to 1960. He loved to read books, writing, poetry and vacationing in Maine.


Surviving in addition to his wife are their children, Dana (Courtney) Potter, LeiLani (Mathew) Martin, Melvin (Shanda) Potter Jr., Chad (Mandy) Potter, Cory (Tammy) Potter all of Fillmore, 15 grandchildren, three great-grandchildren, three brothers, Steven (Janet) Potter of Fillmore, Terry (Claudette) Potter of South Gouldsboro, Maine, David (Judy) Potter of Orland, Maine and several nieces and nephews.


A private graveside service will be held at a later date. Burial will be in Alger Cemetery, Fillmore.


Memorials if desired to: Veteran’s Association

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