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Richard Elmor Powers

March 20, 1933 — February 27, 2014

P. DEAN HOMER FUNERAL HOME 206 WATER STREET PO BOX 1 DUSHORE, PA 18614 TEL 570 928-8163 FAX 570 928-8116 Email OBITUARY February 27, 2014 Mr. Richard E. “Dick” Powers Sr., age 80, a well-known Sullivan County resident passed away on Thursday, February 27, 2014at the Robert Packer Hospital in Sayre, PA. Dick was born in Mildred, March 20, 1933 a son of the late Manley & Marguerite Ann Meehan Powers. He attended the Cherry Township School in Mildred and began working at the former Weldon Mfg. in Lopez, PA. He began working as a sawyer for Roscoe Burgess’s Mill and later the McCarty/Driscoll Mill. When the mill burned down, he worked and retired from the McCarty/Driscoll Pallet Mill. After retirement he worked for the Bradley Wiles Sawmill and also worked as the door man for the former Mountain House Restaurant for many years. Dick married the former Barbara June Norton of Elkland Township on December 13, 1958. They recently celebrated their 55th wedding anniversary. Dick attended St. Paul’s Church of Christ in Overton, PA. Surviving: Spouse: Barbara at home Son: Richard E Powers Jr New Albany, PA Daughter: Marguerite (David) Broome Phenix City, AL Brother: James Powers Mildred, PA Sister: Irene Lachemayer Easton, PA Brother-in-law: Edward Cilvick Mildred, PA Sister-in-law: Patricia Powers New Albany, PA Two granddaughters: Stephany Powers and Samantha Powers And several nieces and nephews Dick was predeceased by a brother: Jack Powers and two sisters: Martha Kirkman and Marie Cilvick. Funeral Services will be held on Sunday, March 2, 2014 at 1:00 P.M. at the P. Dean Homer Funeral Home, 206 Water St., Dushore, PA with the Rev. Ronald L. Dyer, officiating. Interment will be in Greenwood Cemetery, Elkland Township. Friends may call at the funeral home from 12:00 Noon until the time of the service. The family will provide the flowers and request that memorial donation in him memory be sent to the Dushore Fire and Ambulance Co., PO Box 1, Dushore, PA 18614 To send condolences or sign the e-guestbook, please go to To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Richard Elmor Powers, please visit our flower store.


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