DERRY - Raymond C. Powers, 95, a lifelong resident of Derry, died Feb. 20, 2013, in the Pleasant Valley Nursing Center, Derry.
Mr. Powers was born in Derry on Dec. 5, 1917, a son of the late Charles and Maude (Cote) Powers. He served with the U.S. Army during World War II
Mr. Powers retired from Sundeen Refrigeration in Manchester, where he worked as an appliance technician for 30 years. He was a communicant of St. Thomas Aquinas Church and a member of the K of C Council 3023, both of Derry. Mr. Powers enjoyed camping, hunting, photography and travelling.
He is survived by two daughters, Kathleen J. Powers of Derry, and Sandra M. Williams and her husband, Richard of Andover; three grandchildren, Karen Gosselin of Sunapee, Jerry Williams of Concord, and Sandra Williams of Hartland, Vt., two great-granddaughters, Summer Gosselin and Natalie Chute-McGee, and many nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his wife, Irene J. (Latulippe) Powers in 2004.
SERVICES: Calling hours will be held on Monday, Feb. 25, from 4 to 7:30 p.m. in the Peabody Funeral Homes and Crematorium, 15 Birch St., Derry. A liturgy of Christian burial will be celebrated on Tuesday at 10 a.m. in St. Thomas Aquinas Church, 26 Crystal Ave., Derry. Burial with military honors will follow in Holy Cross Cemetery, Londonderry. To send a condolence or for more information, visit www.peabodyfuneralhome.com