POTTIE – Marjory Eloise, 96, of Liverpool, passed away peacefully in Queens General Hospital on Wednesday, June 11, 2014.
Born in Berwick, she was a daughter of the late James and Elizabeth (Holland) Wilson.
At 17, Marjory attended the Maritime Business School and began work at the Carleton Hotel where she met her future husband Leonard Pottie. They married in 1943 and bought the Mersey Hotel in Liverpool in 1947. In 1951, they moved to Liverpool and raised four children. She loved her family, especially her grandchildren, her friends, community, cooking and her cottage. She will be remembered for her kindness, humour, love of people and stylish appearance. Always a lady, she behaved as such and her clothing had to match. She left a bridge of wonderful memories to hold close to our hearts.
She is survived by her daughters Jill (Steven) Kelley of Halifax, Jan (Tom) Sherman of Syracuse, NY, her sons Rick (Sue) of Yarmouth and David of Mongolia. 9 grandchildren and 2 great-grandchildren.
She is predeceased by her husband Leonard, her sisters Dorothy Christie and Jean Gibson and her brother Jamie.
Cremation has taken place under the direction of Chandlers’ Funeral Home, Liverpool A private family graveside memorial service will be held at a later date in the White Point Community Cemetery. Online condolences may be made to www.chandlersfuneral.com
The family would like to give a special thanks to Dr. Ernest and all the caregivers for their skill and compassion.
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