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John R. Powers

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John R. Powers Obituary
John "Jack" R. Powers John "Jack" R. Powers, 81, of Oxford, PA, formerly of Colwyn, PA passed away Sunday, May 11, 2014 at Jennersville Regional Hospital, West Grove. He was the husband of Doris Chadwick Powers with whom he shared 55 years of marriage. Born in Philadelphia, PA he was the son of the late Walter V. and Louisa Nolte Powers. Jack was employed with Philadelphia Gas Works and retired in 1989 after 30 years of service. He was a veteran of the US Marine Corp and bravely served in the Korean War. Survivors: His wife; one daughter, Suzanne Lanning and husband, Rich of Fort Worth, FL; three sons, John R. Powers, Jr. and wife, Christine of Springfield, Robert W. Powers and wife, Jennifer of Ridley Township, and Stephen W. Powers of Ridley Township; seven grandchildren, Paul, Noelle, Robert, Katherine, Jessica, Thomas, and Justin "Jack"; and one brother, Donald C. Powers and wife, Barbara of Nottingham. He was preceded in death by two brothers, Walter F. Powers and Herman D. Powers. Funeral services: 11 a.m., Sat., May 17, at the Community of Love Lutheran Church, 117 Fourth St., Oxford, PA, 19363, where friends may visit from 10 - 11a.m. Interment: Will be private. In lieu of flowers: Donations in his memory made to Community of Love Church, or Union Fire Co., Ambulance Division, 315 Market St., Oxford, PA 19363. Arrangements: Edward L. Collins, Jr. Funeral Home, Inc. Oxford, PA. www.elcollinsfuneralhome.com
Published in The Daily Times on May 15, 2014
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