The Clergy, Executive Board, and Members of St. Sava Serbian Orthodox Church express condolences to the family of Violet Potts. Memory eternal.

Violet Potts, age 86 of Munster passed away Monday, July 11, 2016.

Violet was born and raised in Gary, IN. She was a lifelong member of St. Sava Serbian Orthodox Church and loving Sunday school teacher for over 24 years.

Violet was a retired teacher from the Flossmoor Montessori School, Flossmoor, IL with several years of service. She had such a great passion and respect for ballroom dancing, and she was very fond of her visits to Michigan.

Violet was preceded in death by her beloved husband William Potts in 1985.

She is survived by her five loving children: Karen Potts, Michele Potts, William (Mark Roscoe) Potts, Pauline (Sharon) Vought, Matthew (Carmela) Potts; three cherished grandsons: Matthew Potts, Jacob Potts and Christopher Sapone.

Funeral Services will be held Friday, at 10:00 a.m. DIRECTLY at St. Sava Serbian Orthodox Church, 9191 Mississippi St., Merrillville, IN, with Father Ilija Balach, officiating. Interment Calumet Park Cemetery.

Visitation will be held Thursday, from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at Calumet Park Funeral Chapel, 7535 Taft St., Merrillville, IN with a Pomen Service at 7:00 p.m. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to: The Alzheimer’s Foundation of America 322 Eighth Ave., 7th Fl., New York, NY 10001.

For further information please call Savich & Semplinski Funeral Directors of Calumet Park Funeral Chapel, (219) 736-5840 or: www.mycalumetpark.com.