Bullet Tree Falls Elder Passes Away

pascual pott bullet tree elder passes awaySaturday, November 14, 2015. Victor Castillo Reporting: One of the eldest and last Yucatek grandfathers of Bullet Tree Falls, Don Isidro Pott better known as Don Pascual Pott has passed away.

He was born on the 4th of April 1920. At 95 years of age, he was still an outstanding “milpero” and excellent storyteller. He was the last Alcalde of Bullet Tree, appointed in 1959 by consensus to govern the village.

Last night a wake was held at his home in Bullet Tree Falls and a funeral service is scheduled for today, Saturday November 14th at 11:00 a.m. at the Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Bullet Tree Village.

“Don Pacito” as he was affectionately called by many, leaves behind 3 daughters- Evarista Balan, Irma Chan, Ida Galicia; 2 sons- Emanuel Poot and Leopoldo Poot; 38 grandchildren, 62 great grandchildren and 1 great, great grandchild.

“Grandfather Pascual, today we bid you farewell and send all our positive energies so that the immense light of the Universe guides you on your path through the sacred Saq’bé. May you travel and rest in peace!”

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