Mary Potts, at the age of 47, after a long and courageous battle
with cancer is now in the arms of her God, passing away peacefully
on June 4, 2008. Mary will be lovingly remembered by her husband
of 20 years, Alan, her beautiful daughters Shelley, Samantha
and Shayla, her parents Bill and Fong Quon, her brothers Ken and
Ben Kwong, her mother-in-law Velma Potts, her sisters-in-law
Laurie Lemon, Paula Kwong, and Judy Potts, her brothers-in-law
Phil Lemon and Gord Potts, her nieces Andrea Lemon and Jenny
Hansen, her nephews Jason and Stuart Kwong, many other family
members and many loving friends.
Mary was born in Prince Albert, Saskatchewan, raised in Vancouver,
BC, and moved to Vernon with her husband in 1987. Mary was a
dedicated nurse, earning both a Psychiatric Nursing and Registered
Nursing Diploma. Mary was fulfi lled caring for people at Vernon
Mary devoted herself to raising and guiding her three loving
daughters. Her love for her children will always be treasured.
Mary’s kindness and gracefulness touched all that knew her.
A celebration of life will be held at Peace Lutheran Church at 1:00
p.m. on Monday, June 9th. In lieu of fl owers, donations to the
Leukemia/Bone Marrow Transplant Program of BC, 10th Floor, 2775
Laurel Street, Vancouver, BC V5Z 1M9, would be appreciated.
Arrangements are in the care of Vernon Funeral Home, 542-0155.