Steven E. Powers(1954 - 2013)

CANANDAGUA, N.Y. - Steven E Powers, brother of Enfield, Conn. physician Robin Powers passed away on Jan. 19, 2013, in Canandagua, from complications related to heart disease.

Steven was born March 12, 1954, in Peekskill, to the late Donald E. Powers and Elizabeth J. Powers.

Steven spent his early years in the Peekskill area and moved to Putnam Valley as a teenager. He attended college at the State University of New York, New Paltz and remained in the area working summers at Mohonk Mountain Resort and winters on the ski patrol at Killington Ski Resort. Steven was an expert skier and avid outdoors man.

He married at age 36 to Barbara Lagman and they resided in New York City, where he worked as a computer field service engineer at the Federal Reserve Bank. He was a Vietnam War veteran and maintained lifelong ties to the military.

He is survived by his wife, Barbara Power; mother Elizabeth (Betty) J. Powers Bjornberg of Clearwater, Fla.; sisters, Robin Powers of Northampton Mass. and Marcia Fettinger; and niece Kristen Fettinger of St. Petersburg, Fla.

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Published in Daily Hampshire Gazette on Feb. 2, 2013