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William E. Powers

Family & friends are invited to attend visiting hours on Sunday, December 15th, 2013 from 4 – 8 p.m. in the Vertuccio & Smith Home for Funerals, 773 Broadway (Route 107), Revere, for William E. Powers, who died unexpectedly on Saturday, December 7th at his home in Anderson, South Carolina, at 65 years.  The funeral will be conducted from the funeral home on Monday, December 16th at 9:30 a.m. followed by a funeral mass in the Blessed Sacrament Church, 16 Summer St., Saugus, at 10:30 a.m.  Interment will be private.  Born in Saugus on August 8, 1948, Bill attended Saugus schools & was a 1966 graduate of Saugus High School.  He attended Wentworth Institute of Boston & graduated in 1970.  For over 20 years, he worked for Peabody Municipal Light Plant as an electrician, retiring in 2012, & moved to South Carolina.  Prior to the move, he lived in Revere for about 10 years.  The majority of his life was spent in Saugus.  He was an Army Veteran of Vietnam & Desert Storm, & served 24 years with the Army National Guard.  His memberships include the Saugus American Legion Post & the VFW & the Saugus Lodge of Elks.  Mr. Powers was a motorcycle enthusiast & member of the Hampton Seacoast Motorcycle Club.  He is survived by his devoted wife Brenda J. (Hemeon) Powers.  He is the beloved father of: William E. Powers, Jr. & his wife Michelle of Epping, New Hampshire, Jennifer & Janine Powers both of Saugus, Kim M. Catizone & her husband Michael of Pelham, NH, & Cheryl L. Cimino & her husband Sandro of West Peabody.  He is the cherished grandfather to Ashley, Nicole, Kaley, Samantha, Joseph, Cole, Cheyenne, & Nicholas.  He is the dear brother of Jacqueline Howard & her husband Donald of Saugus.  He is also lovingly survived by his great-granddaughter Cassidy, many nieces, nephews & cousins in Ireland.  He is also survived by his many friends & extended family in Anderson, SC.  In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made to: The Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation, 60 Walnut St., Wellesley Hills, MA 02481.

Services

Visiting Hours

Sunday, December 15th, 2013 from 4 – 8 p.m.

Funeral Mass

Monday, December 16th, 2013 at 10:30 a.m. in the Blessed Sacrament Church, Saugus.

Interment

Will be private.

In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made to: The Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation, 60 Walnut St., Wellesley Hills, MA 02481.

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