Edna Potyrala

Obituary of Edna Potyrala

Edna M. Williams Potyrala, 93, of Gansevoort and formerly of Cohoes passed away at Saratoga Hospital, on Friday, January 20, 2017. Born and educated in Cohoes and was the daughter of the late William and Sarah Lanoue Williams. She was a communicant of St. Michael's Church, Cohoes and member of St. Michael's Church Rosary Society. She retired from St. Mary's Hospital as a secretary after many years. Wife of the late Bernard G. Potyrala. Edna is survived by her daughters, Elaine (Bill) Herrick of Greenwich, NY and Nancy (Fred) Holt of Gansevoort, NY, also survived by 5 grandchildren, 12 great grandchildren and 1 great great granddaughter. Sister of the late Carl Williams and William Williams, also survived by several nieces and nephews. Funeral Wednesday 11:00am at St. Michael's Church, Cohoes where a Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated. Interment will follow in Gerald B.H. Solomon Saratoga National Cemetery, Schuylerville, NY. Relatives and friends may call at the DUFRESNE FUNERAL HOME, Inc., 216 Columbia Street, Cohoes on Tuesday from 4 to 7pm. Those who wish to remember Edna in a special way may donate to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital in her memory.