Roseann M. Potter

Roseann M. Potter

SLINGERLANDS — Roseann M. (née Cyr) Potter of Slingerlands, died on Tuesday, June 12, 2018, with her family by her side. She was 66.

She was the loving mother of John Hart (Todd and Paul), Robert Hart, and Diana Hart-Genre (Ron).

She was the dearest sister of Patricia Sawyer (Skip), Harold Cyr (Angie), Al Cyr and Thomas Cyr, the late Richard Cyr, the late John Cyr, the late Joseph Cyr, and the late Bernard Cyr.

She was the cherished grandmother of four grandchildren; Christopher Benjamin Jr., Johanna Benjamin, Justin Hart, and Camryn Hart.

Many nieces and nephews, as well as great-nieces and great-nephews also survive.

Her husband died before her, as did her nephew Roger Sawyer.

Relatives and friends may call from 1 to 3 p.m. on Saturday, June 16, at New Comer Cremations & Funerals at 343 New Karner Rd. in Colonie where a funeral service will be held at 3 p.m. in the funeral home. Mourners may leave condolences online at

Memorial contributions may be made to the Community Hospice Foundation, (Attention: Gift Processing Center), 310 South Manning Blvd., Albany, NY  12208, in memory of Roseann Potter.

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