Richard Potochny, 76, of Greenock, died Sunday, September 3, 2017 in Butler Memorial Hospital. He was born April 27, 1941 in New York, and was the son of the late John and Inger Olsen Potochny. Richard was an Elected Primary Official with Teamster's Local 273 retiring in June, 2000. He was a Senior Captain in the US Army and served from 1960-1972, which included 2 tours in Vietnam. He is survived by his wife, Julia "Judy" Elizabeth Bryant Potochny, sons, Mark (Dena) Potochny of Madison, IN, Jim (Christine) Potochny of Alexandria, VA, Michael (Mary Kay) Potochny of Greenock, and John H. Potochny of Madison, IN, daughters, Julie Denise (Joe) Osche of Butler and Esther Michelle (Robert) Marasco of Poughkeepsie, NY, grandchildren, Heather, Michael (Alyssa), Julia, Charlotte, Lissy, Joseph, Emma, Samantha, Alex, PK, Tyler, Savannah, Tyler, and Krystina, brother, Robert (Jeanie) Potochny of Butler, nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his sister, Linda Seth. Friends are welcome Wednesday, September 6 from 2-4 and 6-8:00 pm., at the Gilbert Funeral Home and Crematory, Inc. 6028 Smithfield Street, Boston, Elizabeth Township. (412) 751-5000 Drew J. Gilbert, director. Service will be held in the funeral home chapel on Thursday, September 7 at 1:00 pm. Burial with Military Honors will follow at the Mount Vernon Cemetery in Elizabeth Township. Condolences may be made to gilbertfuneralhomeandcrematory.com
Originally published September 04, 2017.