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Stanley J. Potkay

April 13, 1949 — January 3, 2015

YOUNGSTOWN- Stanley J. Potkay Sr., 65, passed away peacefully on January 3rd, 2015. He was born on April 13th, 1949 in Trenton, NJ to the late Leon Sr. and Marion Potkay. Stan was a 1967 graduate of Warren Western Reserve High School, where he was a member of the swim team. He went on to work as a truck driver for Waid`s Rainbow Rental before retiring in 2013. Stan married his loving wife Patricia A. Conroy, on December 18, 1970, and they spent 44 years together happily married. Stan was a religious man and a member of Highway Tabernacle Church. He worked for a time with children`s and bus ministries. Stan also enjoyed racing his go kart on the weekends. He loved holidays celebration`s and traveling around the country with his family. He will be remembered as an avid Brown`s fan. Most of all Stan will be known forever as a great husband, father, grandfather, friend, and just an all around "family man." Left to celebrate his memory is his wife, Patricia A. Potkay; his children, Gretchen (Rex) Crawford, Larissa (Ben) Jantson, Joe (Kelly) Potkay, Josh Potkay, and John Potkay; his grandchildren, Nick, Morgan and Carlie Carwford, Aiden Jantson, and Logan Potkay; his brother Leon Potkay Jr.; and his sisters, Barbara Dougherty, Stephanie Komlos, and Lisa Demski. Stan is preceded in death by his parents. The family would like to extend a special thanks to the staff of Hospice of the Valley for their excellent care. Family will receive friends on Tuesday, January 6 from 4PM-7PM at Lane Family Funeral Homes, Austintown Chapel. A funeral service will be held at Lane Family Funeral Homes, Austintown Chapel starting at 11am on Wednesday January 7. Interment will follow at Green Haven Memorial Gardens.

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Tuesday, January 6, 2015

3:00 - 4:00 pm (Eastern time)

Lane Funeral Home Austintown Chapel

5797 Mahoning Avenue, Youngstown, OH 44515

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Memorial Service in the Near Future

Wednesday, January 7, 2015

Starts at 11:00 am (Eastern time)

Lane Funeral Home Austintown Chapel

5797 Mahoning Avenue, Youngstown, OH 44515

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