POWER: Roselyn “Rody”, of London

Power Edited Canada ObitsSurrounded by her loving family, the peaceful passing of Roselyn (Rody) Power, wife of the late Major Walker J. Power occurred at Parkwood Hospital on Sunday, February 2nd, 2014.  Born in Saint John, New Brunswick on March 27, 1922, Rody was the daughter of the late James (Jim) and Margaret (Dawson) Ackerson.  She was the last surviving member of her immediate family.  Rody spent 30 years working at Eaton’s in London, Ontario and will be missed by her many Eaton’s friends and colleagues.  The outdoors was particularly a special place to Rody.  She loved cottage life and excelled in sports such as golf, curling and speed skating.  She also loved playing bridge in her earlier years.  Many fun times were spent with her special lifelong friend, Rose Hatchette and her family of Saint John, New Brunswick.  Her children, grandchildren and great grandchildren all had a very special place in her heart.  Thank you to everyone in the family for their wonderful support and love.  Rody is survived by her daughters Pamela Power (Jerry) and Patricia (Paddy) Davis (Craig), and son Patrick Power (Blazenka); her grandchildren:  Christopher Power (Tara), Dawn Gill (Sean), Jeff Davis (Melissa), Scott Davis (Crissy), Lauren Power and Candace Power; and her great grandchildren:  Tommy and Isabelle Power and Ella Gill.  The family would like to thank the staff at Parkwood Palliative Care, Heather Cushing of Holy Family Parish and the CCAC staff for their professional and compassionate care of Rody.  There will be no visitation or service.  Private interment at St. Peter’s Cemetery.  Those wishing to make a donation in memory of Rody are asked to consider the Canadian Cancer Society or the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Ontario.  Online condolences may be made at www.westviewfuneralchapel.com

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