Lucila Elizabeth Dougal-Potter, age 84, died peacefully at home on Saturday, February 23rd, in Providence.
She was born on January 1, 1935, in the town of Livingston-Izabal, Guatemala, to the late Tomas and Agnella (Tillett) Dougal.
She was an educator in Guatemala before moving to the state of Rhode Island where she worked as a CNA until she retired and move to Jacksonville, Florida; then moved to Flint, Michigan with her husband Richard Joseph Potter, until he passed away and moved back to Rhode Island, where lived out the rest of her days with her brother and family.
She is survived by her daughter Martha Camden Strait, her Ex-Son-In-Law George Matthew Camden, her four grandsons George, Joshua, Wesley Camden and Sean I. Strait; Brother Tomas T. Dougal, Sister Norma Dougal-Trites, Sister-in-Law Josefa Dougal, Cousins Cristina and Carlos Tillett and other cousins, and many nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her sister Helen and brother Carlos Dougal
She will be missed and dearly remembered as a kind hearted, sweet person who loved dancing Marimba (Waltz), eating her chocolate Heath Bars, telling jokes, reminiscing about family and “old-times” and cooking traditional Garifuna food (coconut bread and “Grannies Black Holiday Cake”).