U.S. Air Force veteran

Published in the November 2, 2017 edition

NORTH READING — Robert H. Pottle, of North Reading, formerly of Wakefield and North Carolina, passed away on October 28, 2017. 

Robert proudly served his country as a member of the U.S. Air Force.

He was the beloved husband of June (Hansen) Pottle and the adoring father of Reba Pottle of Tewksbury, Lisa Pottle-Bass and her husband Pat of New Hampshire, and Steven Pottle and his wife Nancy Morales-Pottle of North Carolina.  Robert was the son of the late Herman and Laura Pottle and the loving brother of Nance Hallstrom of Ipswich and the late Bradford Pottle and his surviving wife Patricia of Saugus. He was the loving and proud grandfather of Emily Bass and Catarina Pottle.

Relatives and friends attended funeral services for Robert in the Union Congregational Church, 148 Haverhill St., North Reading, on Wednesday, November 1. Visiting hours at the Cota Funeral Home, 335 Park St., were held on Tuesday, October 31. Interment was at Riverside Cemetery, North Reading. May he rest in peace.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Robert’s memory to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 262 Danny Thomas Pl., Memphis, TN 38105-1905. www.cotafuneralhomes.com.