It is with great sadness that Hockey NL announces the passing of the late Richard (Dick) Power. Dick passed away Monday, July 4 at the Carbonear General Hospital.
Dick was a long time resident of Harbour Grace working as the manager of the S.W. Moores Memorial Stadium. He will be remembered for his dedication as a hockey player, coach, and builder for all levels of NL Hockey. He is a member of the Newfoundland & Labrador Hockey Hall of Fame and NL Sports Hall of Fame. Dick also proudly served with the Harbour Grace Volunteer Fire Dept., and the Knights of Columbus.
Predeceased by, parents: William and Lillian; brother: Jim; sister: Margaret Normore. Leaving to mourn, his loving wife of 50 years: Elizabeth; two daughters: Danita Power, and Libbie (Brad) Winslow, both of Harbour Grace; special grandson and truck buddy: Shane; one brother: Bill (Genevieve), Toronto, ON; three sisters: Katherine Kavanagh, Edmonton, AB, Mary (Frank) Bennett, Toronto, ON, and Theresa Power, Bell Island; sisters-in-law: Edna (Fidelis, deceased) Ward, Ottawa, ON, and Ida (Ron, deceased) Locke, Gander; a number of nieces, nephews, and other relatives and friends.
Cremation has taken place. The family will receive relatives and friends at the S.W. Moores Memorial Stadium, Harbour Grace, on Friday, 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. and from where a Celebration of Dick’s life will take place at 4:00 p.m. Inurnment to be held at a later date.
In lieu of flowers, donations in his memory may be made to the Carbonear General Hospital Cancer Unit, c/o The TCP Health Foundation, 86 Highroad South, Carbonear, NL, A1Y 1A4, or to The Eternal Light for Quinn Memorial Fund (a special project by poppy and Shane), PO Box 62, Harbour Grace, NL, A0A 2M0.