Edwin Neil Powers

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Oct 27 1954
May 27 2022
67 Years
Narvon, Pennsylvania

Edwin Neil Powers, 67, of Brecknock Township, passed away on Friday, May 27th, 2022 at Reading Hospital.  

Born in Havre de Grace, Maryland, Neil was the son of Betty (Brown) Powers of Phoenixville and the late William Powers, Sr.  

He was happily retired and enjoying life. He worked as a car salesman, most recently for Hershey Motors and previously for Jeff D'Ambrosio.

Neil was an avid baseball fan.  He pitched and played third base for Newtown Edgemont in the 1967 Little League World Series.  Later in life, he played for the West Chester Adult League.  Neil coached and helped establish Twin Valley Little League for both baseball and softball.  He was an avid Phillies fan who also enjoyed NASCAR, the Philadelphia Eagles, and playing and watching golf.  

Neil enjoyed all things chicken, BBQs & gatherings, having a laugh, listening to music, and was always the life of the party.  

He is survived by his three daughters: Racheal Powers of Honey Brook, Katie Wentworth of Honey Brook, and Kendal Manning of Narvon; grandchildren, Jordyn, Johnny, Dominick, Alise, Maddie, Liliana, Savannah, and Vivian; siblings, Cheryl Powers, Barbara Cain, Donald Powers, and David Powers; and the mother of his children, JoAnn Piombino Powers.

Neil was predeceased by two siblings, William Powers Jr. and Darlene Johnson.

A Celebration of Life will be held on July 10th, 2022 from 1 pm until 4 pm at The Elks Banquet Facility located at 401 W. Washington Street, West Chester, Pa 19380.

If anyone wants to send cards, pictures, memories, or stories of Neil, you can either mail them to the address below or email them to Kendal's email address.

Kendal Manning
135 Olde School Lane, Narvon, Pa 17555

Kenpow1988@yahoo.com

Service Date: 
Jul 10 2022 - 1:00pm
Service Location: 
Elks Banquet Facility located at 401 W. Washington Street, West Chester, PA 19380.

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My heartfelt prayers and thoughts are with the family and friends of my great friend, Neil Powers. We shared many good times as teammates and with our families that I'll always cherish.
His smile and spirit will stay will always stay in my memories 💓!!

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Neli was my son-in-law. He always had a smile and a happy personality. I pray the angels will smile upon him. He will be missed. "Mom" Orencia.

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Neil had a generous nature and enjoyed helping his family and friends in any way he could. He was always quick to offer a hand at whatever needed doing. He was a funny guy, quick with a joke and fun-loving ways! I'll always remember Neil as a kind and helpful brother-in-law to me. May he rest in peace.

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Neil was certainly a funny guy with a quick wit. He was also very knowledgeable in many subjects which made him a great conversationalist. I always felt welcomed and at home when visiting Neil's home. Rest in peace Neil.  

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I can only bet Neil is trying to find a way in catching a Giant Bass in his path beyond. I have endless memories of all the eel fishing along the Brandywine River or midnight pond hopping for the big a lunker.
Not forgetting all the fun things I can’t mention but remembering also his house was open for fun or times of need.

No rest now. Get Fishing Old Man

Thanks Neil
Tom Piombino

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Neil was a very nice person. I remember going to their house with my sister nancy. He made you feel always welcome. Im sendind my love and prayers to the family. Rest in peace neil we will all see you again someday!

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Our heartfelt sympathies to all of Neil's family. Always a pleasure to be around, we enjoyed many good times together. We remember him fondly.

Linda, Ray and Bridghet

 

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My deepest condolences, sending Love and Prayers to his family and friends! As a member of the Little League World Series Team from back in 1967 all I have is fond memories of all the times Neil either won a game with his bat, like the final regional game to get us to the World Series, or his excellent pitching! Would not have made it without him!! What a fun time and experience, thanks Neil, 'til we meet again!

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