Matthew James Potter

September 23, 1991 – April 23, 2017
Place of Birth: 
Rochester, New York
Place of Death: 
Rochester, New York
Bath, New York

Calling Hours

April 28, 2017 - 5:00pm - 7:00pm

Service Event Information

Funeral Service
April 28, 2017 - 7:00pm
Paul L. Murphy & Sons Funeral Home
127 East Miller Street
Newark, NY


April 29, 2017 - 10:00am
South Lyons Cemetery
RT 14 South
Lyons, NY


Matthew J. Potter

Newark—Matthew James Potter, 25, died Sunday (April 23, 2017) at Strong Memorial Hospital.

Friends may call on Friday (April 28th) from 5-7 P.M. at the Paul L. Murphy & Sons Funeral Home, 127 East Miller Street, Newark, New York where funeral services will follow at 7 P.M. Burial will be Saturday at 10 A.M. in South Lyons Cemetery, Lyons.

Matt was born in Rochester on September 23, 1991 the son of Garland and Michele Tyler Potter. He had worked on commercial fishing boats in North Carolina.

He is survived by his fiancee Patricia Rivers of Bath, three daughters Selena Reynolds of Lyons, Madison and Paisley Potter of Bath; his mother Michele Potter of Newark, and father Garland Potter of Bath; his maternal grandmother Deborah Tyler of Newark; maternal grandfather Stanley Lewis of Clyde; paternal grandmother Louella Potter of VA; ga brother Lee Potter of Bath; a sister Elizabeth Potter of Bath; many aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins. Matt was predeceased by a paternal grandfather Harry Potter; great grandmother Sarah Everett Tyler Pitzeruse.



It is your moms old friend, Esther from the Rail days, I just read about your son, I am so sorry... I was shocked when I seen your name and then Deb's name. Please except my Prayers and Sympothy for you and the family and hhis siblings. I don't know what to say other then , God is with you, and it will never be better , just more bearable at times... I love you and loved teaching you Math, hope your still an ace at it!!


Love your friend forever,

Esther :)


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