Patrick “Buddy” Powers, 75, of Orange, passed away on Tuesday, July 9, 2019 at Milford Hospital. He was born in New Haven on March 9, 1944. Buddy was a 1962 graduate of Wilber Cross High School. He served his country faithfully as a paratrooper in the US Army 101st Air Bourne. Buddy was a member of the Steam and Pipe Fitters Union Local #777. Father of Kevin Powers, April Coppola and the late Patrick Powers, Jr. Brother of Joan. Loving companion of Marilyn Zimmerman. Buddy was a great father, friend to all and will be missed.
The visiting hours will be Monday morning from 9:00 to 11:00 at the North Haven Funeral Home, 36 Washington Avenue. A funeral service will be conducted in the funeral home at 11:00 with the Rev. Timothy Meehan officiating. Interment with full military honors will follow in All Saints Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105-9929.