Duane George Powers, 75, of Island Pond, VT passed away suddenly at his home on October 14, 2021. He was born on March 4, 1946 in Island Pond, VT to the late Clifton and Sylvia (Cross) Powers. On March 11, 1967 he married Carlene LaCoss who survives him.
Duane was employed by Ethan Allen Manufacturing for many years where he was a sander. He held memberships with the Knights of Columbus 3rd and 4th degree and St. James Catholic Church in Island Pond. After his retirement he was a driver for Meals on Wheels and ran the Town Stump Dump. He enjoyed woodworking, working in his work shop, yard work, and was a fan of the Los Angeles Dodgers Baseball.
He is survived by his wife Carlene Powers of Island Pond, VT, his children: Tina Houde and her husband David, Jennifer Lamoureux and her husband Anthony, and Hope Powers. He is also survived by his grandchildren: Thomas & Liz, Matthew and Katrina, Luke & Sara, Elizabeth, Jacob, John & Macaela, Rebecca, Jacinta, Daniel Houde, Tyler, Kyle & Bradie Lamoureux, Keesha Lavigne and Kyle Humphrey, and Ryan Powers, as well as 6 great granddaughters. He is also survived by his siblings: Marion Deslandes, Carol and Eugene Dodge and by several nieces, nephews and his dog Sadie.
He was predeceased by two sisters: Nathalene Fortin and Geraldine Dufour and by his brother Clifton Powers.
Friends may call from 2-4 and 6-8 P.M. on Thursday October 21,2021 at the Curtis-Britch & Bouffard Funeral Home, 1199 Railroad Street, Island Pond. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 A.M. on Saturday October 23, 2021 at ST. James Catholic Church in Island Pond where a mass of Christian burial will be celebrated.
Should friends desire, contributions in his memory may be made to the Knights of Columbus 4th degree, in care of Mater Dei Parish, 191 Clermont Circle, Newport, Vermont 05855. On-line condolences at curtis-britch.com.
Arrangements are entrusted to the care of Curtis-Britch & Bouffard Funeral Home, & Cremation Service, locally family owned and operated.
Published by Newport Daily Express from Oct. 17 to Oct. 18, 2021.