Calling Hours:
Friday, December 17, 2021, 4:00-7:00pm
Saturday, December 18, 2021, 10:00-11:00am
Loutzenhiser-Randall Funeral Home and Cremation
Services, 416 Liberty St., Jamestown, PA

Funeral Service:
Saturday, December 18, 2021, 11:00am
Loutzenhiser-Randall Funeral Home and Cremation
Services, 416 Liberty St., Jamestown, PA
Rev. Christopher Barnes, officiating
Pastor of St. Michael Roman Catholic Church

Burial with committal prayers will be in Park Lawn
Cemetery where Jamestown's Veteran Honor Guard
will render military honors.

John R. Potase, Sr., age 78, of W. Jamestown Rd., Jamestown passed away Tuesday morning December 14, 2021 in UPMC Hamot, Erie.

He was born in Greenville on March 15, 1943 a son of Joseph and Treva (Tate) Potase. He served his country in the United States Army from 1962-1966 stationed in Germany. On March 4, 1967 John married the former Sandra Miller, she survives. He was previously employed at Greenville Steel Car/ Trinity Industries as a Millwright, welder for 30 years, John was a lifelong farmer and also a truck driver. He was a member of St. Michael Roman Catholic Church, American Veteran's, and Jamestown VFW. John enjoyed hunting, spending time with his grandchildren and hanging out with his friend Paul Iliev. John was a jack of all trades, and if he couldn't fix it, it couldn't be fixed.

In addition to his wife of 54 years he is survived by three children Cynthia M. Potase- Saulsbery and her husband Kenneth of Adamsville, Joseph J. Potase, Sr. and his wife Jennifer of Duncannon, PA, John R. Potase, Jr. and his wife Sharon of Greenville; a sister, Janet Nodler and her husband Robert of Jamestown; nine grandchildren, Joseph J. Potase Jr. and his wife Jaime, Joshua Potase, Gabrielle Saulsbery, Jacob Saulsbery, Johnathon Potase, Trinity Potase, Justus Saulsbery, Jason Potase, and Hartley Potase; and one great grandson, Joseph J. Potase III; many nieces and nephews also survive. He was preceded in death by his parents and a brother James J. Potase, Sr.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to AMVETS Post # 322, P.O. Box 464, Jamestown, PA 16134.



  1. Joseph L & Anna Marie Fry Joseph L & Anna Marie Fry
    December 16, 2021    

    Sandy & your complete family,
    Our thoughts & prayers are with you & your complete family. Was saddened to hear the news about your husband. May the beautiful memories that you shared with John be etched into your hearts forever. Rest in Peace, John.
    Our Deepest Sympathies,
    Joseph L. & Anna Marie Fry

  2. Anonymous Anonymous
    December 16, 2021    

    It saddens our hearts to hear of Uncle John’s passing. Much love to all of you. Aunt Miko, Juliette, Olivia and families.

  3. Gary and Dee Gary and Dee
    December 16, 2021    

    Sorry to hear of your loss. May God hold you all in his light and love.

  4. Anonymous Anonymous
    December 20, 2021    

    May u rest in peace

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