Long–time employee of GE Riverworks–Lynn

Published in the August 6, 2015 edition

BILOXI, Miss. — Marie Louise Powers, 94, died on Saturday, July 11, in Biloxi, Miss. She was the wife of the late Ernest F. Powers.

Born in Somerville, she was the daughter of the late Frank and Catherine (Callero) Minutoli. Mrs. Powers had been a resident of Biloxi, Miss. for the past 20 years, previously living in Peabody and she was a long–time employee of the GE Riverworks–Lynn.

She is survived by one daughter: Marie Bartels and her husband Kerry of Biloxi, Miss.; one son: Dr. Ernest F. Powers Jr. and his wife Barbara of North Reading, and her grandchildren: Dr. Christopher Bartels, Lauren Bartels Hale, Dr. Ernest Frank Powers III and Dr. Katie Powers, and her great–grandchildren; Will, Ella and Ethan Hale.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be sent to: St. Vincent de Paul Society, 312 Jim Money Rd., Biloxi MS 39531, Bethel Free Health Clinic, 1650 Carrol Dr., Biloxi MS 39531 or Marie Powers Memorial Scholarship Fund, Our Lady Academy, 222 S. Beach Blvd., Bay St. Louis MS 39520.

A funeral Mass was held at Our Lady of the Assumption Church, 725 Salem St., Lynnfield on Tuesday, Aug. 4 at 10 a.m.  Interment Puritan Lawn Memorial Park, Peabody.  Arrangements by Bisbee-Porcella Funeral Home, Saugus.