Funeral service will be live-streamed. Please go to on Wednesday, January 11, 2023 at 11:00 a.m.

Potashner, Bert- passed away on Monday January 9, 2023 peacefully in his sleep at 97 years of age. Beloved husband of Shirley for 73 years. Devoted father of Wayne and his wife Melissa and Mark and his wife Arlene. Adoring Zaidy to Shira and Dan, Zach and Mel, Renee, Mitch and Kim, and Dana and Stefan. Great Zaidy to Ruby and Levi. Bert would proudly tell anyone who would listen he was a mid-upper gunner on a Lancaster bomber during WW II and flew many missions over Germany. A man who everyone loved to be with and who will be remembered for his great optimism. Memorial donations may be made to the Baycrest Foundation 416-785-2875 or