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Edward J. Power

July 8, 1928 ~ January 2, 2019 (age 90)
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In Brighton formerly of the Back Bay January 2, 2019.  Beloved husband of Jane T. (Darley) Power.  Devoted father of Bridget Power and her husband Walter Stacy of Ogunquit, ME, Edward and his wife Donna, Stephen and his wife Robyn all of Woburn, Christine Wallace and her husband Richard of Whitman.  Brother of the late John and Bridget Power.  Loving grandfather of Craig Stacy, Christopher and Connor Power, Matthew and Cathryn Power, Krista, Austin, Grace Wallace. 

 

Funeral from the Lehman Reen & McNamara Funeral Home Tuesday Jan. 8th at 9:30am.  Followed by a Funeral Mass in St. Cecilia Church 18 Belvidere Street Boston at 11am.  Relatives and friends are kindly invited to attend.  Visiting Hours Monday 4-8 pm.  Interment St. Joseph Cemetery, West Roxbury.

 

Edward was a lifelong Bostonian who grew up in the Back Bay of Boston, and moved to Brighton fifty five years ago.  He was a proud graduate of Huntington Prep School for Boys, and the University of Maryland.  Following college he entered the United States Air force, as a Lieutenant.  He was a dedicated public servant and an employee of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.  His love for sports allowed him to coach many youth sports, including Brighton Central Little League, and Pop Warner Football.  Basketball was his favorite game, and he continued playing well into his seventies as a member of the Senior Games.  He was a diehard Boston Sports fan and a dedicated member of the Knights of Columbus #331 Back Bay and the ROMEO Club.

 

He loved life and had an infectious laugh.  Listening to big band music and dancing with his wife were his passion.  He was kind and loved by all who knew him.  He will be greatly missed by all, even those who knew him for a short time.

 

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