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  • Written Sep 9, 2010 11:36am


    Hello friends,

    It has been a while since we have updated this journal.  We are doing okay - some days better than others.  We miss Tom so deeply, but take comfort in the belief that he is at peace in a place more beautiful than we can fathom.  We also continue to be touched by your outpouring of love, support, and memories--and we can't tell you how much it means to us to connect with every one of you during this time.  You were a gift to Tom and likewise to us.  

    Our lives have been very busy and in some ways good for us.  One of the things we have been working on is Tom's memorial service in Manchester, New Hampshire.  We have just finalized the details.  They are as follows:

    Date: Saturday, September 25th

    Time:        1:00 p.m.*

    :  Southern New Hampshire University
    Robert Frost Hall- Walker Auditorium

    Address:    2500 N. River Road, Manchester, NH  03106
    ("Special Events" parking lot is across the street from the university's main entrance.  There will be signs directing you to parking as well as to Robert Frost Hall.)

    *A reception will follow in the lobby of Robert Frost Hall.

    Please come and join us as we remember and honor our beloved Tom.

    With love,
    Donna and Kate

  • Written Aug 17, 2010 1:06pm

    Hello friends,

    Your kindness and your words about Tom continue to touch us deeply--and provide great comfort.

    Details for the Staten Island, NY service have been finalized:

    Saturday, August 28th
    10:00 AM
    St. Patrick's Church
    53 St. Patrick's Place
    Staten Island, NY   

    With love,
    Donna and Kate
  • Written Aug 13, 2010 1:26pm

    Dear friends,

    We are overwhelmed by your outpouring of love and memories.  You have all captured Tom's spirit--his loving, generous nature, his sharp sense of humor--so well, and it has been a great comfort.  Tom was grateful for every single one of you in his life (and this is not hyperbole--we know he deeply valued each of you)--and we are as well.  From the bottom of our hearts, thank you.

    Information has been confirmed for Tom's Memorial Service in Palo Alto:

    Saturday, August 21
    4pm* (reception to follow)
    Unity Palo Alto Community Church
    3391 Middlefield Road

    *Please note, we told some of you 3pm--the time has been changed to 4pm. 

    We will be finalizing details for Staten Island and New Hampshire services soon and will post the details on this web site.

    Some of you have asked about sending flowers.  In lieu of flowers, we ask that gifts in memory of Tom be made to his school, the Institute of Transpersonal Psychology, for the Tom Potterfield Diversity Scholarship Fund.  

    With love and gratitude,
    Donna and Kate 

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