Mary M. Powers

mary-powersMary M. Powers, 91, of 136 Toby Road, Kersey, passed away Thursday, September 29, 2016, at Highland View Healthcare in Brockway, after a lengthy illness.

She was born October 17, 1924, in Kersey, daughter of the late Joseph and Antoinette Cesa. She was a lifelong resident of the area and was a graduate of Kersey High School, Class of 1942.  Along with her husband, she was the former owner of the Kersey Town House and was also an employee of Elco Sintered Alloys.

On July 20, 1946, in Brandy Camp, she married Paul E. Powers, who preceded her in death on July 10, 1981.

Mary is survived by a son, Joseph L. Powers and his significant other, Sharon Reider, of Kersey.

In addition to her husband and parents, Mary was preceded in death by two sons, Paul W. Powers on June 30, 1979 and William Powers, who died during childhood; four sisters, Ester Ginther, Grace Sicheri, Erma Cesa, and Matilda Dipre; and by two brothers, Martin Cesa and Louis Cesa. She was the last member of her immediate family.

Mary was a member of the St. Boniface Church. She enjoyed being outdoors, Bingo, and golf.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated in the St. Boniface Church on Monday, October 3, 2016, at 10:00 AM, with the Rev. Ross Miceli, Pastor, officiating. Burial will follow in the St. Boniface Cemetery.

Visitation is at the St. Boniface Church on Monday from 9:00 AM until the time of Mass.

Memorials, if desired, may be made to the Fox Township Ambulance Association, 432 Main Street, Kersey, PA 15846.

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