HERMON – Frank Kenneth Potter passed away peacefully at the Maine Veterans Home on Saturday, Aug. 7, 2004, after fighting a brief illness. He was born June 21, 1927, in Bangor, the son of William L. and Laura M. (Helms) Potter. Frank attended Bangor School and worked for Dakin Sporting Goods in Bangor for many years. In 1952, he entered the Army where he was in the 5th Infantry Division in the Korean War. He was a graduate of the Leaders Course in the Army in February 1953, and on July 1, 1960, he was honorably discharged from the Army of the United States of America. He was awarded the National Defense SVC Medal. After leaving the Army, he was an electrician with Local 1334 from 1966 and when he retired in 1988 he did so from the IBEW Local 1253. Frank was predeceased by his loving wife of 26 years, Avis E. (Jones) Potter; a sister, Myrtle; and brothers, William and Ralph. He is survived by daughter, Paula Smith and her husband, Al, Irene Cust and her husband, Mike, Marsha Elston and her husband, Lee; and daughter, Leisha Grass; 17 grandchildren, 16 great-grand-children, sisters, Bertha Brooks, Ethel Turner, Ruth Hanscom; brothers, George and Eugene Potter; special nephew, Edward Potter and family; many special nieces, nephews, and cousins. Frank was a member of the Glad Tidings Church of Bangor for many years. He was a 35-year member of the Eagles Club in Brewer, where he had many friends. The family would like to give special appreciation and thanks to Dr. Verosloff, EMMC Hospice and The Maine Veterans Home. Friends may call 3-5 and 7-9 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 11, 2004, at Brookings-Smith, 133 Center St., Bangor. A funeral service will be held 1 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 12, at Glad Tidings Church, 1033 Broadway, Bangor, with the Rev. Ron Morris, Senior Pastor, officiating. Interment will be in Pine Grove Cemetery, Bangor.