Mr. Edward J. Powers

Obituary for Mr. Edward J. Powers

August 20, 2021
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania


Edward J. Powers, Age 77, passed away on August 20, at Jefferson Hospital, Torresdale Division.
He was a lifelong Philadelphia resident. Beloved Husband of 52 Years to Andrea (nee Williamson) Powers.
Loving Father to Douglas Powers, Susan (nee Powers) and her husband Anthony Raffle, and the late Edward J. Powers III.
Dearest Grandfather to Nicolette Powers, Timothy Hight, Brooke Raffle and Harry Powers.
Brother to Patricia Tyler and the late Richard Powers.
Ed loved old movies. He especially enjoyed Western movies with John Wayne and Burt Lancaster.
Ed played softball all his life, and recently played in the over 60 and 70 leagues, up until a month before he passed. Because of speed and athleticism, he would pinch run for some of his teammates.
He was still active, lifting weights and walking.
Ed enjoyed a good card game, playing Blackjack in Atlantic City and Poker at the senior center.
He enjoyed riding motorcycles all his life and finally owning a Harley Davidson.
Andrea said he was a wonderful husband, as well as a loving Father and Grandfather.
Family and friends are invited to attend his memorial service Friday, August 27, 2021 at 1:00 pm at the John F. Givnish Life Celebration Home, 10975 Academy Road, Philadelphia, PA 19154, where friends may call from 11:00am until time of service.



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