Christina R. PowersAugust 19,2014
BARRE — Christina Regina “Tina” Powers, 95, a longtime resident of North Barre Manor, died Saturday morning, Aug. 16, 2014, at the Berlin Health and Rehabilitation Center, where she had been a patient for several years.
Born in Montpelier on Sept. 23, 1919, she was the daughter of Joseph and Ethel (McLeod) Valz. She attended school in Montpelier and Barre.
Tina made her home in Manchester, Connecticut, from 1942 to 1981, where she was a housekeeper in private homes and had worked for the Pioneer Parachute Co. during World War II. She returned to Barre in 1982, where she has since resided until going to the nursing home.
She enjoyed crossword puzzles and her friends at the Manor.
She had belonged to St. Mary’s Episcopal Church in Manchester, Connecticut, the AARP, the Church of the Good Shepherd (Episcopal) in Barre and the North Barre Manor Tenants Council.
Survivors include nieces, nephews, grandnieces, grandnephews and cousins.
She was predeceased by her parents as well as her brother and sister-in-law, Herman and Maxine Valz.
Her life will be honored and celebrated in the Hooker and Whitcomb Funeral Home, 7 Academy St., Barre, at the convenience of her family.
Burial will be made in the Hope Cemetery in Barre City.
There are no calling hours.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Patient Activity Fund, Berlin Health and Rehabilitation Center, 98 Hospitality Drive, Barre, VT 05641.
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