Dorothy Mae Powers, 86, of Pierrepont
PIERREPONT—Dorothy Mae Powers, 86, lifelong resident of Pierrepont, passed away Tuesday morning, June 19th at her home under the loving care of her family and Hospice of St. Lawrence Valley.
Born February 8, 1926, daughter of George and Gertrude Smith, she attended Potsdam area schools. Dorothy worked on the family farm for many years and in the cafeterias at SUNY Potsdam and Potsdam Central School.
She married John E. Powers on February 18, 1943 at the Methodist Parsonage in Canton, NY. John passed away on March 22, 1980.
Dorothy was pre-deceased by her husband, a son, Charles E. Powers, and all of her siblings.
Graveside services for Dorothy will be held Monday, June 25, 2012 at 2 p.m. in the Pierrepont Hill Cemetery with Rev. Karen Taylor, pastor of the United Church of Richville presiding. A luncheon will be held at the Pierrepont Fire Hall immediately following the services.
Memorial Donations can be made to Hospice and Palliative Care, 6805 US Highway 11, Potsdam, NY; St. Lawrence County Cancer Fund, Box 291 Canton ,NY; St. Lawrence Power & Equipment Museum, Box 400, Madrid, NY or to the Pierrepont Volunteer Fire Department, 62 Old County Rt., Canton, NY.
Memories and condolences may be shared online at www.buckfuneralhome.com.
The Buck Funeral Home in Colton is serving the family of Dorothy Mae Powers.
Wednesday, May 22, 2013, Watertown, NY
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