Donna Fitzgerald Demarse, Owner
105 Vliet Blvd, Cohoes, NY 12047
(518) 237-7666

Rev. John C. Powers - April 21, 2018

Cohoes Rev. John C. Powers, - Reverend John Charles Powers passed away peacefully on Saturday, April 21, 2018. Born in Troy, NY, to Thomas and Evelyn Powers, Sr.

John lived in Troy until entering the United States Air force in July 1952. He proudly served his country doing two tours in Korea. In 1972, John became a licensed practical nurse, he love caring for people and became a private duty nurse. He was an ordained minister in an organization in Allentown, PA, affiliated with St, John’s Church. John was metaphysical in Nature. He loved his family reunions and telling family stories to make everyone laugh.

John is survived by his sisters; Margaret (Peggy) Murray of Cohoes and Marie Carol Carnevale of Waterford and his brother, Robert (Dolores) Powers of Delmar, several nieces and nephews and his special buddy Dave Belanger. He was predeceased by his husband and life partner, Jack W. Lehman. They shared a wonderful life for 51 years. Also predeceased by his brothers, Thomas, William and James Powers, sisters, Evelyn Wolfe, Patricia Dodge, Theresa DeFruscio and Marjorie Hillendbrandt.

Relatives and friends are invited and may call at Fitzgerald Funeral Home, Ltd, 105 Vliet Blvd Cohoes, Wednesday April 25 from 4-7 pm.

Burial with military honors will be in St. Joseph’s Cemetery in Waterford.

Special thanks to the entire staff at Diamond Hill Rehabilitation and Nursing Center.


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