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POTTS, Jeannine, Mary, 70, of Sterling Heights, died December 14, 2016. She was born August 10, 1946, in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, to the late Lawrence and Herlena Dispenza. She married the late Richard Potts on February 12, 1972 in Baton Rouge.Mary was a devoted mother, wife, sister, and great friend. She was an active member of Mt. Calvary Lutheran Church, serving time as president of the church council and McRest coordinator and helping with the food pantry. She also volunteered many years at Utica Community Schools, was a coordinator for the Grandparents Raising Grandchildren Program in Macomb County, and worked as an adoption advocate for Catholic Services of Macomb. She enjoyed cooking, crocheting, and was an avid reader.Mary is survived by her children Stephanie Potts, Erin (Chris) Schweihofer and Nathan Potts. Sister of Angela (Bill) Kleinpeter, Tommy (Cheryl) Dispenza, Cece Dispenza, David(Janet) Dispenza, and Paula (Tim) Mercer, and aunt to many nieces and nephews.A memorial service for Mary will be held at 11:00am on Saturday, April 29 at Wujek-Calcaterra & Sons 36900 Schoenherr Rd @ Metro Parkway (16 Mile Rd) in Sterling Heights with visitation beginning at 9:00. The Rev. Roger Facione will officiate.Donations in Mary's honor may be made to Mt. Calvary Lutheran Church. Share memories with the family at their "On-Line Guest Book" @ WujekCalcaterra.com.