Mary Lewis Potter

Mary Lewis Potter, 62, formerly of Mayville, N.Y., passed away peacefully in her Richmond, Va., home, surrounded by family and friends on March 21, 2014.

A loving mother, devoted sister, loyal friend and dedicated nurse; she was a true inspiration to all who knew her. Mary leaves behind two sons: Matthew Lewis and wife, Shannon (Myrtle Beach, S.C.) and Michael Potter and wife, Michelle (Charleston, S.C.), along with her siblings Margaret Eggleston, Joe Lewis III, Rebecca Drake, Jennifer Jamison, James Lewis and Greg Lewis.

She was preceded in death by her loving husband Jeffery, parents Joseph Lewis Jr. and Norma Lewis (Farrell), her brother Christopher Lewis and his daughter Krysta. She will also be affectionately missed by many in-laws and significant others as well as numerous adoring nieces and nephews.

Mary was a “President’s List” graduate of Broome Community College’s Nursing Program. She implemented her compassion and organizational skills throughout her celebrated nursing and management career in long-term care, including many years of service at The Waters of Westfield. The family will receive friends on Sunday, April 6, from 2-5 p.m. at Terra Cotta located at 81 State St., Binghamton, N.Y.