James Edmund Powers 79, a lifelong resident of Yonkers, died suddenly on August 21, 2012. He was born on May 12, 1933, to John and Mary Powers. James was a veteran of the U. S. Army
. He was retired U.S. Postal worker and also worked for Habishaw Cable and Wire for 20 years. He is survived by his son, James E. Powers, Jr., and a daughter, Donna M. Powers; four grandchildren, one great grandchild and many nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his wife Susan, and a brother, Jack Powers. James was a parishioner of St. Margarets Catholic Church. Beloved companion of Ann Melillo, he will always be in our hearts.