June 2, 1934 - November 8, 2020
Delores Scott Potter was born to Lovelace and Annie Scott on June 2, 1934 in Chester, PA. She departed this life on Sunday, November 8, 2020. She was united in holy matrimony to George “Monday” Potter for forty-seven years until his transition in 2010. She was a faithful member of St. Luke Community Christian Church in Chester, PA until illness prevented her from attending regularly. Delores was a 1951 graduate of Chester High School. Upon graduating, she attended Sleeper’s Business College. Throughout the years, Delores held several occupations and was employed by various companies including Fibre-Metal Produces and Lasko Metal Products. Her work experiences even included working in New York City. Delores concluded her career as a Teacher’s Assistant retiring from Chester Upland School District in Chester, PA. Delores was affectionately called “Lois” or “Aunt Lois” by those who knew her. She was outgoing and outspoken. Not one to mince her words, you never had to question what she thought about anything. If she thought it, she said it. Delores was extremely family-oriented. She was a devoted wife who adored her husband immensely. She loved to reminisce about her childhood. She would often speak about how she and her siblings would lie in bed with their parents at night and listen to their father tell stories about their family history and his upbringing. Delores continued this tradition and was a prolific storyteller. She shared many stories about growing up on “Flower Hill” in the Chester Township section of Delaware County, PA. One of her favorite stories was of working at an early age in the blueberry patches of New Jersey. Delores, her siblings and their friends from “The Hill” would catch the ferry to New Jersey to pick blueberries and earn a few bucks only to spend it all before the next adventure. She would repeatedly share tell the story about how she was a “little mother” to her younger brothers June & Joe. She would lovingly brag how she kept them in line even though she wasn’t much older. In her leisure time, Delores enjoyed many activities. She loved to cook and was known for her delectable sweet potato pie. Out of all the things she enjoyed, going shopping was definitely at the top of the list. Whenever you encountered Delores she could be found with her infectious smile and warm embrace. Although Delores didn’t have any children of her own, she had a host of nieces and nephews who loved her dearly. Several of her nieces and nephews shared the responsibility of caring for her in her later years. Delores was preceded in death by her parents, Lovelace and Annie Scott, siblings, James Scott, Frances Gilliam, Queen Ester Scott, Henry Thomas Scott, Chaneymae Pope, Frankalee Spencer, Lovelace Scott, Jr., Joe Lewis Scott and Lillian Scott. She leaves to cherish her memory her nieces, nephews, cousins, stepchildren, Shirley Potter and Larry Potter, goddaughter, Jacy Lovelace Taylor and many friends.
Delores Scott Potter was born to Lovelace and Annie Scott on June 2, 1934 in Chester, PA. She departed this life on Sunday, November 8, 2020. She was united in holy matrimony to George “Monday” Potter for forty-seven years until... View Obituary & Service Information
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