Obituary of Margaret Jean Pottie
POTTIE, Margaret Jean – River Bourgeois It is with heavy hearts that we announce the passing of Margaret Jean Pottie, of River Bourgeois, who passed away at her residence in the Richmond Villa, St. Peter’s on January 10, 2020 at the age of 99. Born September 12, 1920 in River Bourgeois, she was the daughter of the late Murdock and Sarah (Boudreau) Fougere. In her younger years, Margaret worked as a housekeeper in Iona, Halifax and St. Peter’s. She was a former member St. John the Baptist C.W.L., Louisdale Bowling Leaque and the New Horizon’s Senior’s Club. She loved fiddle music and spent many hours knitting mitts for the homeless in Toronto. Margaret was a wonderful cook, known for her delicious home-made bread and meat pie. She always had her children’s favorite meals ready when they came home to visit. She is survived by her daughter’s Audrey (John) MacNeil, Dartmouth, Judy MacNeil, River Bourgeois, Dona Pottie, LaHave; sons Peter Milton (Beverly), Lawrencetown and Kelvin (Linda), Lower Sackville; 10 grandchildren; 14 great grandchildren and 1 great-great grandchild. Besides her parents, she was predeceased by her husband Peter Lorenzo Pottie; sisters Sadie, Rita, Mary Helen and Cecilia; brothers Charles, William, Mabie, John, Abraham and Herman; grandson Mark Christopher. Margaret is the last surviving member of her immediate family. Cremation has taken place. There will be no visitation. Funeral Service will be held in St. John the Baptist Church in River Bourgeois with burial in St. John the Baptist Parish Cemetery at a later date. Memorial donations can be made to the charity of one’s choice. Funeral arrangements are entrusted to C. H. Boudreau Funeral Home Limited in Arichat. To send words of comfort to the family or to light a candle in memory of Margaret, please visit www.chboudreau.com The family would like to extend to Dr. J.A. Collins, nurses and staff at the Richmond Villa in St. Peter’s a special thank you for the exceptional care that you gave to their mother during her stay there. You went above and beyond the call of duty. It will never be forgotten.