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Monday, 17 February 2014 12:17

Rene J. Potvin

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QUEENSBURY — Rene J. Potvin, 61, went into the loving arms of the Lord, Thursday, February 13 at the Albany Stratton V.A. Medical Center, after a long-term battle with M.S.
Born October 17, 1952, in Glens Falls, he was the son of Lucien Potvin and the late Sharlotte (Morehouse) Potvin.
Rene was a veteran of the U.S. Navy and served his country during Vietnam. He was discharged with honors in 1977.
He was very active for years in his Roman Catholic faith. His love for music and the rock n roll group The Beatles was simply captivating. A very humorous, kind, generous and incredibly strong person, he could make the best out of the worst situation. His personality was one of a kind person; he was loved by so many people and will missed deeply.
Rene is survived by his father, Lucien Potvin of South Glens Falls; his daughter, Karrian Green, and her husband Josh of South Glens Falls; his son, Rene J. Potvin II, of Ormond Beach, Florida; his sister, Susan Rock of Ballston Spa; four grandchildren and a niece.
Relatives and friends are invited and may call from 5-7 p.m. Tuesday February 18 at William J. Burke & Sons/Bussing & Cunniff  Funeral Homes, 628 North Broadway, Saratoga Springs (518) 584-5373.
Burial with military honors will be private at Gerald B.H. Solomon Saratoga National Cemetery, 200 Duell Road. Online remembrances may be made at www.burkefuneralhome.com.

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