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Emma Amelia Pottios

Died: 9/23/2010

Mrs. Emma Amelia Pottios, age 67, of Delaware City, DE, died on Thursday, September 23, 2010, at Christiana Hospital.

A native Delawarean, Mrs. Pottios was born in Wilmington on January 18, 1943, daughter of the late James R. Sturgeon and Emma A. Miller Sturgeon. She was a talented homemaker and devoted her life to caring for her beloved husband, children, and grandchildren.

Active in the Delaware City community, she was a longtime member of the Senior Center. In her leisure hours, she greatly enjoyed arts and crafts including ceramics, reading, crossword puzzles, and playing cards with family and friends.

She is survived by her husband of 44 years, Harry Pottios; children, Carol Pottios Stratton, Alex M. Pottios, and Harry D. Pottios, all of Delaware City; siblings, James I. Sturgeon (Judy) of Newport, Harry R. Sturgeon (Norma) of Delaware City, Bruce W. Sturgeon (Kathy) of Bear, Stephen D. Sturgeon of Delaware City, Constance J. Sturgeon of New Castle, Camilla R. Craig (Frank) of Delaware City, and Billie F. Sturgeon of Delaware City; grandchildren, Emma A. Pottios and Ronald W. Stratton; great grandchild, Dean Joseph; and many nieces and nephews. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a brother, Richard G. Sturgeon, and a sister, Sandra K. DAndrea.

A funeral service will be held at 1 pm on Monday, September 27, 2010, at the Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Home, 214 Clinton Street, Delaware City, where visitation will begin at 11 am. Interment will follow in Delaware City Cemetery.

To sign guest book, visit SPICER-MULLIKIN FUNERAL HOMES & CREMATORY 302-328-2213

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