Mr. Leonard Powers, age 86, of Flowery Branch, formerly of Yonkers, N.Y., passed away Thursday, May 8, 2014, at Northeast Georgia Medical Center.
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Funeral Mass will be noon, Tuesday, May 13, 2014, at Prince of Peace Catholic Church. Father Eric Hill will officiate. The family will receive friends 6–8 p.m., Monday, May 12, 2014, at Memorial Park South Funeral Home.
Mr. Powers was born May 19, 1927, to the late James and Viola Glosque Powers in Yonkers, N.Y. He moved from Yonkers to the area 13 years ago and was a member of Prince of Peace Catholic Church. Mr. Powers had worked for the Westchester County Government and had been the supervisor at the Yonkers Racetrack where he loved talking with all the patrons. He was also preceded in death by his brothers, James Powers and Jack Powers.
Survivors include: wife of 64 years, Rita Powers of Flowery Branch; son and daughter-in-law, Keith and Cheryl Powers of Queensbury, N.Y.; daughter and son-in-law, Denise and Bernie Wolcott; and grandson, T.J. Wolcott all of Flowery Branch.
Memorial Park South Funeral Home, 4121 Falcon Parkway, Flowery Branch, GA 30542, is in charge of arrangements. Send online condolences to www.memorialparkfuneralhomes.com.
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Published in gainesvilletimes.com on May 11, 2014