His six children were his greatest pride

NORTH READING — T. Daniel Potter, 61, of North Reading, died unexpectedly at his home on Sunday, February 20, 2022.

Born in Lynn on March 31, 1960, he was the son of the late Arthur “Skip” Potter and Judith (Doherty) Wallace. He was a U.S. Air Force veteran, serving from 1980 to 1986 as a Security and Management Specialist.

Dan was a graduate of North Reading High School. He attended Curry College and received his degree from the U.S. Air Force. He was employed by FedEx as an Operations Manager.

Dan was a North Reading hockey and baseball coach for several years. He enjoyed hockey, skiing, boating, fishing and golf. He loved cooking and listening to country music. He was a beloved father; Dan’s greatest pride was his six children, whom he loved dearly.

Family members include his former wife Kathleen (Griffin) Potter and their children, Melissa, Thomas, Jared, Mark, Sarah and Griffin Potter, all of North Reading; his sister, Lori Potter Murray, and two nieces, Elizabeth Potter- Eleftheriou and Samantha Potter Marotte, all of New Hampshire. He is also survived by several aunts, uncles, and cousins.

His funeral Mass will be celebrated on Tuesday, March 8, at 10:30 a.m. at St. Theresa’s Church, 63 Winter Street, (Rte. 62) North Reading. Calling hours will be held on Monday, March 7 from 5 to 8 p.m. at the Croswell Funeral Home, 19 Bow Street, North Reading.

In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs. To donate online, go to https://www.cdceportal.va.gov/donate_online/  and enter Bedford, Massachusetts. To donate by mail, the mailing address is: VA Bedford, CDCE/Voluntary Service (135), 200 Springs Road, Bedford, MA 01730. Please specify “In memory of T. Daniel Potter” online or in the memo block.

To leave an online message of condolence, please visit: www.croswellfuneralhome.com.