Leo E. Powers, Sr.
BLACKSTONE- Leo E. Powers, Sr., 69, of Blackstone, died Wednesday, October 24, 2012 in his home.
Born in Woonsocket, RI, he was the son of the late Francis Powers and Gloria (Giguere) Powers-Menard.
Leo worked for the former Federal Products, Providence for 25 years, retiring as quality control supervisor in 2003. He later was an antiques broker. An avid motorcyclist, Leo was a member of the Riders of Kawasaki motorcycle club.
Leo leaves his son, Thomas J. Powers and his wife Lisa of New York City, NY; two daughters, Barbara Hodosh and her husband Jonathan of Montebello, NY and Kathleen Gifford and her husband Ken of Derry, NH; his former wife, Rhea (Bouchard) Powers of Cumberland; five grandchildren, Nicholas and Matthew Gifford, Shana and Shelby Hodosh and J.R. Powers; and many nephews and nieces, including Dr. Frank Powers of Uxbridge and Kelly McKillop of Boxborough, MA. He was predeceased by his son, Leo "Rick" Powers, Jr. and his brother, Francis "Mickey" Powers.
Visiting hours will be held Saturday, October 27, 2012 from 2-4 PM in the Holt Funeral Home, 510 So. Main St., Woonsocket, RI. Memorial contributions may be made to the donor's local food pantry.