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Irma Rose Potter

With an aching heart I am announcing the death of my dear mother, Irma Rose Potter.  She died yesterday, November 3, 2010, at the age of 82, on my 51st birthday.


Author, public speaker, and workshop presenter for community colleges, libraries, women's groups and for grief support groups, Hospice and retreats. Certified grief counselor and Senior Service librarian for the James Kennedy Public library. Popular public speaker and workshop presenter on the topics of writing, couponing, utilizing your creativity in everyday life, and finding hope in grief. "Coupon Crazy: The Science, the Savings, and the Stories Behind America's Extreme Obsession" was published by Familius Publishing in 2014. "Chemo-Therapist: How Cancer Cured a Marriage" and "Refined By Fire: A Journey of Grief and Grace" were released by Familius in 2014. "Mary & Me: A Lasting Link Through Ink," co-written with Mary Jedlicka Humston of Iowa City, was published in September 2015. Grief journal to be released in 2018.

5 thoughts on “Irma Rose Potter

  1. Mary-
    My heart is breaking for your family as I read this. Prayers to everyone concerned..

    Love to you my dear friend,

  2. My family and I send our sincere sympathies on the loss of your mother. May your faith sustain you during this time of grief.

  3. Miss Mary….I am so sorry to read this…but please, remember that she did not suffer long. She chose her road, and took it with as much dignity as the darn disease lets you…Hugs to you and your family….
    and while you may not want to hear this…happy belated birthday….

  4. I am so sorry for your loss Mary. Always remember that it is hard on the family when a loved one passes away, but your mom is now in a place where there is no suffering. She is at peace and is not suffering any longer. I am thinking of you and your family in this time of sorrow.

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