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Gail Potensky

1942 - 2021


Gail Potensky, 79, of Russellton West Deer Twp., died Saturday, May 15, 2021 at Platinum Ridge Brackenridge.  She was born February 9, 1942 in Arnold, PA to the late Henry and Francis (Hanna) Albert. Gail worked for Burrell Construction in the accounting department and for Medrad, Inc. on the assembly line.  She also started and cooked for the lunch program at the former Transfiguration School and was a life-long member of Transfiguration Roman Catholic Church.  Gail was extremely outgoing and was jokingly considered the mayor of downtown Russellton.
Survivors include her three sons: Mark (Melinda) Potensky of Seattle, WA, Jeffrey (Sherry) Potensky of Kona, HI, and Chad Potensky of Freeport,\; six grandchildren: Levi, Erica, Vincent, Nicholas, Troy, and Jake; and four great grandchildren: Kenlee, Odin, Vera, and Levi Jeffrey (LJ); and a sister Jeanne Albert of Arnold. She was preceded in death by her parents and brother, Junior Albert, and her husband, Stanley Potensky, of 53 years.
There will be no public visitations, all services will be private. She will be laid to rest beside her husband in Lakewood Memorial Gardens Indiana Twp. Arrangements under the care of the  SIWICKI-YANICKO FUNERAL HOME, 23 McKrell Road, Russellton, West Deer Twp. View obituary online and leave condolences at

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Lisa Moretti

May 22, 2021 10:56 PM

My best friend.  We had some great times together.  Many laughs and silly moments.  Trips to the casino.  Love you Gail.  I feel privileged to have known you and Stush.  

Jack and Donna Thompson.

May 19, 2021 7:46 PM

You are all in our thoughts an prayers. You have our deepest sympathy.  Gail was a very special person...whom we all loved and Uncle Cooney loved to tease.  I can see my dad teasing her now.

Sandy DeAngelo

May 19, 2021 7:19 PM

Dear Chad, Mark, and Jeff-It's hard to know what to say at a time like this, but you and your families have my deepest sympathy. Much love and blessings'

Chad Hanna

May 19, 2021 8:32 AM

Dear Jeff, Mark, Chad & families- Your parents were very special to us. Gail was a beautiful, fun and caring person.
May your many fond memories comfort you. Our sincere condolences, Chad & Donna Lee Hanna

Bonnie Edgar

May 18, 2021 5:09 PM

Gail was such a sweet person. Her and I had many good times at Rosebrook. I loved your Mother, may she Rest In Peace with the Angels

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