Margaret Mary “Marge” Pottinger, 77, Sebastian

Margaret Mary “Marge” Pottinger, 77, died Dec. 21, 2009, at Indian River Medical Center.

She lived in Sebastian since 1970 and owned and operated Pottinger and Son Funeral Home in Sebastian until her retirement.

She later worked at Publix in the bakery. She attended Sebastian United Methodist Church, Sebastian.

She was a former member of the Sebastian Volunteer Fire Department and Ambulance Squad and was active in the Garden Club, Women’s Club and OES.

Survivors include her sons, Danny Pottinger of Waynesville, N.C., and David R. Pottinger of Sebastian; daughter, Debbie Schoonmaker of Sebastian; brothers, Bert Dorosy of Canoga, Calif., and Ted Dorosy of Fort Lauderdale; sister, Pat Mitchell of Melbourne; and five grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Daniel Pottinger.

Memorial contributions may be made to American Diabetes Research Foundation, 1701 N. Beauregard St., Alexandria, VA 22311.

Visitation will be from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Dec. 26 at Strunk Funeral Home, Sebastian. A celebration of life will be at 2 p.m. in the funeral home chapel with the Rev. Anne Godbold, officiating.

Burial will be in Sebastian Cemetery, Sebastian.

A guest book may be signed at

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