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Dorothea Powell

1944 - 2014 ROCKLEDGE, FLA. Dorothea Powell, 70, passed away peacefully at Viera Hospital Aug. 30, 2014. Dorothea was a loving, caring and gentle person who traveled and lived with her military husband and children in Berlin Germany, Philippines, Turkey, Greece, Colorado and Texas. In 1979 the family moved to Melbourne, Fla. where they lived for nine years. She then accompanied her husband for the next 17 years to NASA Centers in Hampton, Va. and then to Huntsville, Ala. until retirement in 2004. Following retirement they returned to Florida and settled in Viera East. Dorothea is survived by her loving husband, Warren (Butch) of 50 years, their children, Deborah of Rockledge, Susan and her husband, Hassan and two grandchildren, Adam and Zak who live in Louisville Colo., her brother, Jim and sister, Mary of New Bedford Mass. She was predeceased by her mother and father, Maureen and John DeGreve, Brother, John DeGreve and Sister, Donna Hauk of Melbourne, Fla. SERVICES: Warren (Butch) and daughter, Deborah will travel to Western Massachusetts (Great Barrington) to have a Celebration of Dorothea's Life with family and friends on Saturday Sept. 20, 2014 at Betty Budz's home at 4 Maple Street, Great Barrington following 5:30 Mass. Condolences may be made through: birchesroyfuneralservices.com.
Published in The Berkshire Eagle on Sept. 11, 2014
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