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Obituary for James M. Powers

James M. Powers, 52, beloved husband of Lisa (Quercia) Powers, of Sylvan Lane, Westerly, passed away at Yale New Haven Hospital on Thursday, April 15, 2021.

Born in Norwich, Conn., he was the son of Joan Powers Eccleston of Voluntown and the late Richard Michael Powers.

James will be remembered by his family for his sense of humor and kindness. James enjoyed flying airplanes and worked as a pilot for Mesa Airlines for many years. Most of all he loved spending time with his family and watching his son play football and baseball. He especially liked travelling to different ballparks with his son to watch the Tigers. James also enjoyed time spent at the beach with his family and friends.

In addition to his wife Lisa and mother Joan, he will be deeply missed by his son James N. Powers of Westerly; and his sister Heather Powers of Piedmont, SC. James was predeceased by his brother Shawn Powers.

All services will be private and held at the convenience of the family. Gaffney-Dolan Funeral Home, Westerly is in care of the arrangements. For online condolences please visit