Kirby Funeral Home, New Bedford, Massachusetts was purchased
by the firm in 1951 and was managed by Donald from 1952
until his death in 1991. Jonathan's son, Jonathan H.
Potter, Jr., joined the firm in 1966 and is still instrumental
in operating the business, managing the Potter Funeral
Home location. Donald's son, Harry L. Potter, joined
the firm in 1973 and presently manages the Kirby Funeral
business was incorporated in 1978 becoming Potter Funeral
Service, Inc. Jonathan Jr.'s son, Shane D. Erickson Potter,
joined the firm in 1994. Through the years other family
members have also contributed to the firm by serving
in various capacities. At the present time Jonathan Jr.,
Harry, and Shane work together continuing a family tradition
of service, which has spanned over 100 years and four
generations of the Potter family.