MONTVILLE, NJ - David Scott Potosnak, 50, of Montville Township, NJ passed away peacefully early Saturday morning on October 14 after a battle with a rare cancer.

A local entrepreneur and floral designer, David was born on September 27, 1967 in Passaic where he lived until the age of 4.

Born an artist, David displayed his talent across many mediums. Whether it was watercolors or pottery or where his career blossomed into floral design, he displayed his creativity in everything he touched. 

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David opened Blooms on Main in Boonton, and later the School of Floral Arts and Design, where he inspired his students with his passion. David was on the design team for many award winning installations at the Philadelphia flower show including earlier this year—where his smile and pride were in full display.

David was a loyal friend, an inspiration, fun loving and free spirited. He is survived by his two mini pins Baxter and Sasha who knew to curl up next to him and provide comfort, parents Joan B. Potosnak (Miskovsky) of Montville and Edward Potosnak Jr. of Wayne and his brothers Gregory E. Potosnak of Forest Hills, NY, and Edward Potosnak III of Somerset.

Visitation will be held on October 20 from 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. and services will be on Saturday, October 21 at 11 a.m. at the Codey & Mackey Funeral Home, 107 Essex Avenue, Boonton, NJ.

Flower friends are welcome to celebrate David’s life by bringing their own tribute. Donations can also be made in memory of David S. Potosnak at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, online.