Richard Robert "Dickie" Powers Jr. departed this earth in Revere, MA, on November 14, at 75, following a 2 and a half-year battle with lung cancer.

Loving father of Kristen Powers & her partner, Dirk Bohse of Corinth, TX, Richard R. Powers, III & wife, Susan of Beverly, and Ryan M. Powers & wife, Katie of Wakefield. Cherished papa of Sophie, Lily, Jacob, Jackson & Lucy. Dear brother of Cynthia "Cindy" Barnard & husband, Chester of Boxford, Stephen J. Powers & wife, Laura of Topsfield & Laura Williams of NC.

Also lovingly survived by his former wife, Louise (DeStefano) Powers of Revere and many nieces, nephews, grandnieces & grandnephews and his beloved companion, Jo Irvine of Montgomery, MA.

Family & friends are respectfully invited to attend Visiting Hours on Saturday, November 18, from 12 to 3 pm, in the Vertuccio Smith & Vazza Beechwood Home for Funerals, 262 Beach St., REVERE. A Funeral Service will follow the Visitation at 3 pm. Interment will be held privately.

At Dickie's request and in lieu of flowers, take a friend or loved one for a drink, dinner, or both. Late U.S. Naval Academy Midshipman. For an online guestbook, please visit

Updated: November 15, 2023
Curator: Ed Moore