Local University Of Rhode Island Student Named To The Dean's List
Congratulations to Taryn Breton of Gilmanton Iron Works, a student
at the University of Rhode Island, on being named to the
included on the Dean’s List, students must have completed 12 or more
credits during a semester for letter grades with at least a 3.30
quality point average. Part-time students qualify with the
accumulation of 12 credits with a 3.30 quality point average. The
list includes students who have not yet declared their majors as
well as those from all of the University’s undergraduate academic
Richard “Dick” George Potter
Gilmanton I.W. - Richard “Dick” George Potter, 47,
died at Concord Hospital, on New Year’s Day 2019 from complications
was born on November 15, 1971 to Robert L. Potter Sr. and Nancy
lived over thirty-two years with a traumatic brain injury from an
accident on June 8, 1986. He had lived at home with the care of his
mother Nancy and the help of Easter Seals. It has always been one
big happy family taking Dick everywhere they went. He loved the
Gaithers Christian Music Group, especially Mark Lowry, and saw them
many times throughout New England. Many of the Gaithers were in
Alton Bay and he saw them all. Mark was there 2 years ago and we
have a great picture of all of us with him.
loved being on the farm, watching all the activities that went on.
He could look out the window and see turkeys and deer almost any
time. He enjoyed Television and visits from his family. He always
loved to hear the stories they would tell.
leaves behind his mother, Nancy Potter; a brother, Robert L. Potter
Jr; two sisters, Joan Riel and Janet Breton and all their families.
He also leaves behind his loving dog Willow, as well as all of his
Easter Seals supporters. Dick is predeceased by his father, Robert
L. Potter Sr., and his maternal and paternal grandparents.
will be no calling hours.
Memorial Service will be held in the spring at the Lower Gilmanton
Baptist Church, Gilmanton, NH.
will be held at Smith Meeting House Cemetery, Gilmanton, NH, in the
family plot also in the spring.
those who wish, the family suggests memorial donations in Dick’s
name be made to the Easter Seals of New Hampshire, Attn: Online
Giving Coordinator, 555 Auburn Street, Manchester, NH 03103.
Wilkinson-Beane-Simoneau-Paquette Funeral Home & Cremation Services,
164 Pleasant Street, Laconia NH is assisting the family with the
arrangements. For more information and to view an online memorial go