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Donald "Don" F. Potvin

October 7, 1928 August 31, 2019
Donald "Don" F. Potvin
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Donald ‘Don’ F. Potvin, 90, a lifetime resident of Moosup, CT, passed away on Aug. 31, 2019. Born Oct. 7, 1928, he was the son of the late Leo N. and Alice ‘Bernadette’ (Gagnon) Potvin. In his youth, Don served in the U.S. Navy on the aircraft carrier U.S.S Wright. Following his service, Don owned and operated Potvin Brothers Excavating and Paving with his late brother Raymond. He was also a longtime member of the Moosup Fire Dept. and the American Legion. Throughout his life, Don enjoyed playing cards and watching the Red Sox. He is survived by: his three children, Denise B. Potvin, Kerry (Jonathan) Schreier, and Richard Potvin; three grandchildren, Anissa (James) Conner, Stephen Schreier, and Jillian Schreier; and two great-grandsons. Don also leaves behind a niece, a nephew, and numerous cousins. Private services were held. Memorial donations may be made to the Moosup Fire Dept. P.O. Box 493, Moosup, CT. 06354

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