Helen Marie Potash age 86 of Wood Street Brockway, PA; died on Saturday, May 9, 2020 at Penn Highlands DuBois. Born on September 6, 1933 in Johnsonburg, PA; she was the daughter of the late Frank and Florence McAninch Bianco Sr. She was married to Robert L. Potash and he preceded her in death in 1986. Retired, Marie had been employed as an Inspector at Brockway Glass for over 40 years. She was a member at St. Tobias Church in Brockway and was a also a member of the Rosary Society. Marie enjoyed watching game shows and sports on television. She especially enjoyed cheering for the St. Louis Cardinals the Green Bay Packers and Notre Dame Fighting Irish football. She very much liked to socialize with family and friends, especially her grandchildren. Marie is survived by a daughter Valerie (Wayne) Barraclough and a son Steven (Jenny McIntosh) Potash both of Brockway. She is also survived by 5 grandchildren: Lance Potash, Elizabeth (Mickey) Foster, Robert (Danette) Potash, Brianna (Brock) Bovaird and Andra (Kenny) Gardner and 11 great grandchildren. In addition to her parents and her husband she is also preceded in death by a brother Frank Bianco Jr. and 3 grandchildren. A private Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Tuesday at St. Tobias Church with Fr. Leo Gallina presiding. Burial will follow in St. Tobias Cemetery. Once the coronavirus restrictions are lifted a public Memorial Mass will be announced. Memorial donations may be made to St. Tobias Church 1135 Hewitt Street Brockway, PA 15824 or St. Vincent DePaul Society 640 Main Street Brockway, PA 15824
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