East Meadow

In Memoriam

Peter Potocki

Engine Company #2

Pete was born Jan. 31, 1913.

Pete joined the East Meadow Fire Department Company 2 in 1932.

Pete served as Sgt. in the Military Police in the area of Paris, France during WWII being awarded the European, African and Mid-Eastern campaign medals as well as the WWII American Defense medal.

Pete also served as Commander of VFW Post 2736 and has the distinction of being the first person inducted into the Little League Hall of Fame.

Pete died on Jan. 7th, 1981.