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Phillip Potvin

June 22, 1979 - August 2, 2022
Interlochen, MI


Life Story / Obituary


Philip Jay Potvin, 43, of Interlochen, died Tuesday, August 2, 2022.

He was born on June 22, 1979 in Traverse City the son of Norman Wayne and Shelley Diane (Durga) Potvin. Phil graduated from Traverse City Central in 1988.

He was a carpenter and owner of 55 North Construction. He also traveled while doing construction and made many great friends. He liked to teach and help kids who worked with him and regularly took them under his wing.

Phil was a simple guy and made his place in the world how he liked it. He was an extremely social person and made friends very easily. He was an avid golfer, liked basketball and swimming.

Phil is survived by his parents, Norman and Shelly Potvin, brother, Chris Potvin, daughter, Kaylie Marie Potvin, aunts; uncles; numerous cousins and many friends.

Memorial Contributions may be made to his daughter, Kaylee through Phil’s GoFundMe account.

Phil wanted a party to celebrate his life. Please join us for a cookout from 2pm to 6pm, Saturday, August 13, 2022 at the family home at 1368 Lamerson Lane, Interlochen.

Please visit www.lifestorytc.com to share your thoughts and more. The family chose Life Story Funeral Home.