LEICESTER: Richard A. Powers 68, of Mt. Pleasant Ave., died Monday, Jan. 2 at home. He leaves his wife of 47 years, Linda L. (MacLeod) Powers, his son Christopher A. Powers of New York City, his daughter Heather L. Jackson and her husband Thomas of Warren, a brother James Powers and his wife Betsy of No.Carolina, two sisters Patricia Black and her husband Harold of Auburn and Priscilla Britt and her husband Stephen of Maryland, three grandchildren; Adrianna, Rane and Irina Jackson, several nieces and nephews. Born in Worcester, he was the son of James F. and Dorothy (Looby) Powers and later graduated from Auburn High School and Quinsagamond Community College. Richard was a data processing manager for Rand Whitney Corp. before retiring in 2008. At his request, no funeral services are planned. Memorial contributions may be made to: The Willie Ross School for the Deaf (http://www.willierossschool.org)
MORIN FUNERAL HOME, 1131 Main St., Leicester is assisting the family with arrangements.