Susan C. Potter

Susan C. Potter, 71, passed away on Saturday, March 16, 2019, surrounded by her family. She was born in Schenectady, NY on April 29, 1947 and graduated from Burnt Hills Ballston Lake High School.

Susan was a bus driver for Ballston Spa Central Schools for many years. She was an avid reader and enjoyed visiting lighthouses. Her greatest joy was her grandchildren and she treasured the time she spent with them.

She was predeceased by her parents George and Betty Potter, and her son Robert Nelson. Susan is survived by her children Kevin Donovan (Billie), Michael Donovan and Tanya Hatfield (Matt McNeill); siblings John, Michael, Tonylou and Maria; seven grandchildren, four great grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews.

Relatives and friends are invited to call on Tuesday, March 19 from 5pm to 7pm at Armer Funeral Home, Inc., 39 East High Street, Ballston Spa. A service will follow at 7pm. Burial will be in Memory Gardens, Colonie on Wednesday, March 20 at 10am.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Saratoga County Animal Shelter, 6010 County Farm Road, Ballston Spa, NY 12020.

Guest Book

Kelli Fischer

Prayers for your family at this time of deep loss. Hugs from a distance.

Tonya Ouimette

Even though we only saw each other once in a blue moon. I loved our chats on messager. I can't believe I'll never be able to send you jokes to make you laugh. May you rest in peace my friend. Please watch over the family. Love ya.

Laura Roberts

Sue what can I say woman...I loved ya and so happy for all the wonderful memories. You are among many wonderful souls.. May you fly high and until we meet again RIP

Michael Donovan

Though we were 1200 miles away and didn't see each other for years at a time. I'm glad I saw you three years ago and I'll always remember that. You'll always be in my heart. RIP


I never met your mom, but so very sorry for you and your family. I pray you will have strength to carry on. God bless...

Linda Dee

My condolences to the family.. so sorry for your loss..
We had some good times Sue, I will always remember you when we were neighbors :) May you Rest In Peace with your youngest son.. <3

Tanya Hatfield

Mom I'm going to miss you so much. I can't imagine not being able to just pick up the phone to talk to you.. but I am glad your at peace. Give Bo and Susie a hug and kiss..❤