Born July 25, 1925 in Kingston, PA, she was a daughter of the late Ezra T. and Dora Betty May Jones. She moved to Liberty Corners in 1935 and graduated from the Towanda High School, a member of the Class of 1943. She graduated from the Chicago School of Nursing in 1952 and worked as a licensed practical nurse at the Mills Hospital, Towanda, and the Robert Packer Hospital in Sayre. She later worked for Dr. Karl Peterson, MD, in Wyalusing.
Maxine was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter day Saints and a member of LeRaysville Chapter 498, Order of the Eastern Star.
Surviving are a son and daughter-in-law, Thomas and Esther Potts of Sugar Run; three daughters and sons-in-law, Diana and James Williams of Harwinton, CT, DeLores A. and Garry O. Cobb of Spring Hill and Evaughn Satterfield of Siler City, NC; grandchildren and spouses, Dr. Michael and Mary Ann Williams of Miami, FL, Vaughn and Carolyn Cobb of Stroudsburg, Kelly Sullivan of Towanda, Jenny and Scott Dickinson of Concord, NC, Alicia and Justin Clouse of Sugar Run and Chavonne and Dan McKenna of Cortland, NY and 12 great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by her first husband, Vaughn Potts; second husband, Thomas Rossa; grandsons, Jared Cobb and Ezra Potts, and son-in-law, Dwight Satterfield.
Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, June 11 at noon at the P. Dean Homer Funeral Home, 1 Grovedale Lane, Wyalusing, with Bishop Dan Buynak officiating. Interment will be in the Rushville Cemetery, Rush Township, Susquehanna County.
Friends may call at the funeral home from 10 a.m. until the time of the service.
There will be an Eastern Star service directly preceding the funeral service.
Memorials are directed to the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints Missionary Fund, c/o Bishop Dan Buynak, 181 Hummingbird Lane, Towanda, PA 18848.
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