Miriam Powers

Miriam L. Powers

Thursday, February 8th, 1923 - Friday, October 11th, 2019
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Obituary

Miriam L. (Mim) Powers, formerly of Yonkers and Bronxville, NY and Spring Lake NJ passed away peacefully on October 11,2019 at the Oakland Rehabilitation and Nursing Center in Oakland, NJ.
Miriam was born on February 8, 1923 in Yonkers NY. The daughter of Catherine and Martin Powers. Miriam was raised in Yonkers, graduated from Commerce High School and the Packard Business School. She commuted to work in New York City for a number of years. She worked in the eye department of Metropolitan Life Insurance Company and then joined Exxon International as a secretary to the senior management. In later years she worked in Westchester for the New York Telephone Company and Verizon. She was predeceased by her parents and six siblings. She is survived by a Brother-In-Law John Farrington, Sarasota, Fl. A Sister-In-Law Margaret Powers, Patterson, NJ. And two cousins eight nieces and nephews as well as numerous grand nieces and nephews.
Miriam had a passion for the Jersey Shore. First spending vacations there after the end of World War II and for years thereafter. She loved telling nieces and nephews stories about the “Big Bands” that would entertain each weekend at the large ocean front hotels in Spring Lake, NJ. One of her passions was the NY Yankees. She knew the players numbers and stats as well. She was an avid movie buff. It was very difficult to stump her in terms of the cast/story line of various movies. She loved the Jersey Shore so much that after she retired in 1995 she moved permanently to Spring Lake, NJ.
Funeral arrangements are being conducted by the Beecher Flooks Funeral Home, Pleasantville, NY.
Viewing hours are 2 – 4PM & 7 – 9PM on October 16, 2019.
A mass of the Christian Burial with be Celebrated at Holy Innocents Church, Pleasantville, NY at 9:30 AM on October 17, 2019.
Interment will be at Gate of Heaven Cemetery, Hawthorne, NY.
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  • Visitation

    Wednesday, October 16th, 2019 | 2:00pm - 4:00pm
    When
    Wednesday, October 16th, 2019 2:00pm - 4:00pm
    Location
    Beecher Flooks Funeral Home
    Address
    418 Bedford Road
    PLEASANTVILLE, NY 10570
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  • Second Visitation

    Wednesday, October 16th, 2019 | 7:00pm - 9:00pm
    When
    Wednesday, October 16th, 2019 7:00pm - 9:00pm
    Location
    Beecher Flooks Funeral Home
    Address
    418 Bedford Road
    PLEASANTVILLE, NY 10570
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
  • Service

    Thursday, October 17th, 2019 | 9:30am
    When
    Thursday, October 17th, 2019 9:30am
    Location
    Holy Innocents R.C. Church
    Address
    431 Bedford Road
    PLEASANTVILLE, NY 10570
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  • Interment

    Thursday, October 17th, 2019 | 11:00am
    When
    Thursday, October 17th, 2019 11:00am
    Location
    Gate of Heaven Cemetery
    Address
    10 West Stevens Avenue
    Hawthorne (New York, United St, NY 10532
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Posted at 12:46pm
Dear Kathy (and the entire Farrington family) - We were so sorry to hear about the passing of "Mim". Thinking of you all...Jeanne & Gerry Spitzer
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Posted at 07:21am
Forever in our hearts. We love you Mim! Love always, Kathy, Sav, Joey, Michael and Carolyn
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Maureen & Barbara

Posted at 11:31am
Thank you for the lifelong love and care you provided. Rest in Peace, Mim. We love you, Maureen & Barbara xo
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Posted at 01:23pm
Sent with love and remembrance,
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Won't forget you my friend>


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