Harold (Howie) Francis Power

December 13, 1934 to November 13, 2017

Obituary

Passed peacefully away on November 13th, 2017 at the Health Sciences Centre, at the age of 82 years. Predeceased by his parents John and Charlotte Power; brothers, William, John, Edward and Arthur. Left with fond and loving memories his companion of over 15 years, Dorothy Falk of St. John’s; children: Michael (Angie), Bobby, Jimmy (Colleen), Debbie, Kenny (Joanne) and Linda (Frank); also Regina Power, the mother of his children;10 grandchildren all of Ontario; brothers: Gladstone (Barbara), David (Marilyn), and Charlie (Marion); sister, Mary (Jerry); also many nieces, nephews and friends, especially those he met during his many Open Mic Performances. Resting at Carnell’s Funeral Home, 329 Freshwater Road from 7-9 p.m. Thursday, November 16th and from 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. Friday, November 17th. Funeral mass will take place on Saturday, November 18th, 2017 at 9:30 a.m. from St. Teresa’s Church, Mundy Pond Road. Cremation to follow. No flowers by request. Donations in Howie’s memory may be made to a charity of one’s choice. .

Schedule

Visitations

7-9 p.m. on November 16, 2017

2-4 p.m. on November 17, 2017

7-9 p.m. on November 17, 2017

Carnell’s Funeral Home
329 Freshwater Road
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funeral

9:30am, Saturday November 18th

St. Teresa's Parish
120 Mundy Pond Rd, St. John's


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I met Harold a few times when I visited Dottie’s sister Jose a few times. Such a pleasant man and he always had a smile. Condolences to Dottie and all of his family, you are in my thoughts and prayers.

Dave, Marilyn and family sorry to hear of Howies passing.My condolences to all of the family.

Dave, Marilyn and family .So sorry to hear of your brother’s passing ,our condolences to the family.

So sorry to hear of Howie passing away. My condolences to your family.

Condolences to Aunt Dottie and the Power family on Harold’s passing. He certainly was a loyal companion to my Aunt Dottie these last 14 plus years. We will truly miss him when we are home in NL visiting family.
Love nephew Derrick Guy and Alban Walsh(husband)

Dave, Marilyn, and Family. We were very sorry to hear if your Brother’s Passing. Our thoughts and prayers go with you and your Family at this difficult time. Ted&Gerri Gardner, Quispamsis, NB.

I was soo saddened to hear the news of Harolds passing. As a regular attendee to our events and outings Harold was one of a kind. He made an impression on every person he met. His presence will be missed by all members and staff and that chuckle will never be forgotten. Please know that I’m thinking of his family and especially Dotty during this time. Rest in peace Harold.

We are blessed to have known you ,Harold and we will miss your gentle presence. Your love of singing the old songs always was our favorite conversation when we met at Tims at the Avalon Mall many times. Our deepest regrets go out to your dear friend,Dottie. Rest in peace dear soul.

Dorothy and Family,
So sorry to hear of the passing of Harold. Harold and Dorothy are apart of our City Seniors programs and have become like part of the family. Harold has always been so sweet to all of our staff and especially to me. His kind heart, his jokes, and voice will never be forgotten. Thinking of you Dorothy and all of Harolds family at this very difficult time.

We wish to express our condolences to Dottie and to Harold’s family. He will be dearly missed by his friends at the open mic shows. He was always in good humour and did a marvelous job singing the old country songs particularly Hank Snow songs. Rest in Peace dear friend. Ed and Gertie.

We are so saddened to hear of Harold’s passing. I really enjoyed playing along as Harold sang at many of the open mic shows and I know Harold enjoyed it too. He was a wonderful person and we had many great laughs together. He will be missed by all. Harold, rest in peace my friend. Sincere condolences to Dottie and the Power family.

To The Power family so sorry to hear of Howie’s passing.

Dear Dottie,
We are so saddened to hear of Harold’s passing. We certainly will miss him at the open mic and jam sessions. You could just see the joy and the twinkle in his eyes when he was singing and it sure was a pleasure for us to listen to him.
Take care of yourself and treasure your wonderful memories with Harold.

Cassie and Derek
SUF Topsail Open Mic and Jam sessios

to Dottie & all Harold’s family & friends. What a wonderful human being Harold was. I suppose the lyrics to the song my heart compelled me to compose says my feelings best…
For Our Friend Harold (Harold Powers) (11’14’17)
We knew a man
– a truly wonderful man.
We’d rather not say goodbye.
When you & Dottie walked in,
it seemed we could begin.
You were a special part of those times. C|G|C|”|

Times when we sang & played
songs from another age,
& you could always sing for us a gem,
by Hank Snow or others,
and a lot of us pondered,
“Wish I had a memory like him.”

Wish I had a memory like you.
I’m not sure any of us do,
but we will remember you fondly & well.
In heaven you will be,
to help the angels memory.
If they forget words, you will help.

(inst verse)

Harold, we bid you adieu.
Without a doubt we’ll miss you.
You helped make our circle complete.
But we’ll do our best,
for you dear old friend,
& in Heaven may we once again meet.

(1st verse)

Sincere condolences to Dottie, and Harold’s family .We will miss his good singing and marvel at his fantastic memory for the words to so many songs. He will be greatly missed on the open mic scene.R.I.P. HAROLD
Gerry and Cynthia Russell

Sorry for you loss , we remember the Good times we all had together , at least you have your good memories to help you through . Hugs to all the Family.

So sorry to hear of Harold’s passing. I always enjoyed his singing at the open mic show in Foxtrap and I was truly amazed that he could remember the words to all the songs he sang. He certainly was a gentle man and loved by many. Condolences to Dottie and also Harol’d family. Take care and God Bless you all.
Sandra Taylor

Dave & Marilyn,
Please know your in our thoughts & prayers. Wishing you easier days ahead.

Earl,Scottie, Jennifer & Chris Rideout

We are very sorry to hear of Harold’s passing, we will miss him very much as he became a good friend over the past few years at open mic shows. Harold was a great singer and did a great job on the old Hank Snow songs of which he knew many. Molly and I enjoyed playing backup for Harold on stage at many events, his contribution to the local music scene brought pleasure to many and will be missed. Rest in peace Harold. Our condolences to Dottie and the Power family. Clayton & Molly

So very sorry to hear of Harold’s passing. I enjoyed his singing at the Open Mikes and at Liddys. He was such a gentle man. My sincere condolences to Dottie and his family.
God Bless.

Dorothy, and Family I knew you both from Liddy’s in Torbay. I am so sorry to hear of Harold’s passing. He was a beautiful addition to the music circle down there. I always loved to hear him sing. What a great voice he had, especially for the old country tunes. My sincere condolences to you, Dorothy, and your family. Rest In Peace with all those country Idols, Harold!