Robert H. Powers, Jr.

by Editor on March 9, 2014

Private Committal Service

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Robert H. Powers, Jr., 69, of North Kingstown, passed away Friday, February 28, 2014. He was the beloved husband of Ann (Murphy) Powers for forty-six years. Born in Providence, he was a son of the late Robert H. and Barbara (Henry) Powers.

He was a US Coast Guard Veteran serving during the Vietnam War.

Mr. Powers worked in sales before retiring. He was a longtime coach with the North Kingstown Soccer Association.

He was an avid fisherman and gardener. He enjoyed spending time with his grandchildren and supporting them at all of their sporting events.

Besides his wife, he leaves five children, Kevin Powers of North Kingstown, Kerry Berthelot and her husband Rich of North Kingstown, Melissa Powers and her husband Todd Kirschhofer of Wakefield, Meghan Powers and her boyfriend Kevin Froberg of North Kingstown and Katelyn Stearns and her husband Brian of Lakewood, CO; a sister-in-law, Deb Powers of West Warwick; and five grandchildren, Kobie, Dylan, Reese, Luke and Cooper. He was the brother of the late Stephen Powers.

His funeral will be held Wednesday, March 5, 2014 at 8:45am from the FAGAN-QUINN Funeral Home, 825 Boston Neck Road, North Kingstown, with a Mass of Christian Burial at 10am in St. Bernard Church, 275 Tower Hill Road, North Kingstown. His burial will be private. Visiting hours Tuesday 4-8pm. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions to the Make a Wish Foundation, 20 Hemingway Drive, East Providence, RI 02915 or the Jimmy Fund, PO Box 849168, Boston, MA 02884-9168 will be appreciated.

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