Eva M. Powers
Loving mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and great-great-grandmother;
Eva M. (Verge) Powers, 94, of Lowell, died Wednesday, October 26th at Willow Manor Nursing Home. She was the beloved wife of the late Francis E. Powers who died February 18, 2008.
Born in Providence, Rhode Island, August 31, 1922, the only child of the late Ernest and the late Lena (Belisle) Verge, upon relocating to Lowell, she attended Lowell schools and was a graduate of Lowell High School in the Class of 1940.
Eva was a lifelong parishioner of St. Rita Parish in Lowell.
Before retiring, she was employed as an Assembler with Raytheon Corporation for over 10 years.
Among her many interests, Eva enjoyed crocheting and traveling. But above all else, being all about family, she loved the quality time she was able to spend with her loved ones.
Eva is survived by a daughter Kathleen Drayer of Punta Gorda, FL; two sons Brian F. Powers and his wife Louise of Pelham, NH and Ronald E. Powers and his wife Beverly of Townsend, MA; six grandchildren Brian Murphy, Joseph Murphy, Heather Taylor, Erin Chin, Brian Powers and Tracy Powers; 15 great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
She was also mother of the late Gary M. Powers and grandmother of the late Dana Howe.
At her request, calling hours will be private for relatives only. Friends are invited to attend a Funeral Mass at STE. MARGUERITE D”YOUVILLE PARISH, 1340 Lakeview Ave, Dracut on Saturday morning at 10 o'clock. Burial in St. Patrick Cemetery. E-condolence/directions at www.odonnellfuneralhome.com. Those wishing may make contributions in her memory to the American Cancer Society, 30 Speen St., Framingham, MA 01701. Arrangements by the O'DONNELL FUNERAL HOME - (978 or 866) 458-8768.