Hope E. Furness, 93, Westport

Hope E. (Rich) Furness, 93, of Westport died Sunday, March 17, 2013, at Southpointe Rehabilitation & Skilled Care Center in Fall River.  She was wife of the late Francisco Furness.  Born in Provincetown, she was the daughter of the late Arthur S. and Mary J. (Taves) Rich. 
Survivors include two sons, Wordell “John” Sampson Jr. of California, and Francis W. “Frank” Furness of Westport; two daughters, Nancy J. Potter of Somerset and Sharon E. Paiva of Somerset; eight grandchildren, 12 great grandchildren, five great-great grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews.
She was sister of the late Arthur S. Rich Jr.
Graveside services under the direction of the Potter Funeral Home, 81 Reed Road, Westport, will be held at the convenience of the family.
At the family’s request calling hours are respectfully omitted.
To sign the on-line guest book, please visit www.potterfuneralservice.com.


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