Mrs. Rita Powers, age 91, of Flowery Branch passed away Friday, July 5, 2019 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center – Braselton, surrounded by her family.
Funeral Mass will be 3:00 p.m., Thursday, July 11, 2019 at Prince of Peace Catholic Church. Father Eric Hill will officiate. The family will receive friends 6:00 – 8:00 p.m., with a Prayer Service at 7:00 p.m., Wednesday, July 10, 2019 at Memorial Park South Funeral Home.
Mrs. Powers was born May 22, 1928 to the late John & Anna Kundra in Yonkers, New York. She moved from Yonkers, New York in August of 2001 and was a member of Prince of Peace Catholic Church. She formerly worked at Herald-Statesman News Paper and Gestetner Printing Company in Yonkers, New York. Mrs. Powers enjoyed traveling to Aruba with her husband and family.
Mrs. Powers is survived by her son & daughter-in-law, Keith & Cherie Powers of Queensbury, New York; daughter & son-in-law, Denise & Bernie Wolcott of Flowery Branch; and grandson, T.J. Wolcott. She was preceded in death by her husband of 64 years, Leonard James Powers.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the American Heart Association, 1101 Northchase Parkway, Marietta, GA 30067, www.heart.org
Memorial Park South Funeral Home, 4121 Falcon Parkway, Flowery Branch, Georgia 30542 is in charge of arrangements. Send on-line condolences to www.memorialparkfuneralhomes.com.