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Jerome “Jerry” Thomas Powers, 69, of Carolina Shores died Monday, July 4, 2016.

He was born Dec. 11, 1946, in Middletown, N.Y., to the late David Michael and Nellie Crawford Powers. Jerry was preceded in death by his sister, Marie Powers.

Surviving is his wife, Donna T. Powers; stepson, Seth Fensterstock (Kate), of Rockville, Md.; brother, David M. Powers (Vickie), of Ocean Isle Beach, N.C.; sister, Sharon Powers, of Aurora, Colo.; and two grandchildren, Carter and Luke.

A gathering of friends will be conducted from 2 to 4 p.m. Monday, July 11, 2016, in the Calabash Elks Lodge.

Memorials may be directed to the Hospice Brunswick House, 1414 Physicians Drive, Wilmington, NC 28401.

Private online condolences may be sent to the family at