Josephine POTTER

Josephine Maude Potter, born on September 14, 1924, peacefully passed away on July 26, 2023, at the age of 98. Sadly, Josephine was the last surviving member of her immediate family. She was preceded in death by her parents Joseph and Catherine Pell, as well as her siblings Ernie, Connie, Cyril, Bessie, and Rose. Josephine was also preceded by her husbands George Forrest and Donald Potter, her son Frederick Forrest, and her sons-in-law Oscar Dafoe, Jim Campbell, and Jamie Messecar. However, she is survived by her son Tom Forrest (Pat), daughters Dale Messecar, Donna (Raymond Cruickshank), and Teresa Dafoe. Additionally, Josephine leaves behind 8 grandchildren, 4 step-grandchildren, 9 great-grandchildren, and numerous nieces and nephews.

A graveside service will be held in memory of Josephine on Friday, August 4, 2023, at the Farringdon Burial Grounds, located at 287 Mt. Pleasant St. Brantford. The service will commence at 11:00 a.m. Attendees are kindly asked to gather at the church parking lot by 10:50 a.m. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Beckett-Glaves Family Funeral Centre, located at 88 Brant Ave., Brantford. For those who wish to do so, donations to the Brant County SPCA are greatly appreciated. Condolences, donations, and tributes can be made online at http://www.beckettglaves.com. As a lasting tribute to Josephine’s memory, a tree will be planted in the Beckett-Glaves Memorial Forest.

Josephine Maude Potter will be fondly remembered by her loved ones as a cherished family member, a beloved friend, and a kind-hearted individual. Her presence and impact will be greatly missed, and her memory will forever be cherished by those who knew her.

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