Wednesday, November 07, 2007

We'll miss you Dad

POWER, Brian Patrick - 53, Beaver Bank, passed away November 2, 2007, in the QEII Health Sciences Centre. Born in Gander, N.L., he was a son of Joseph and Rita (Hickey) Power. Brian, otherwise known as the "Zamboni Man", worked as an operator at the Sackville Arena for the past eight years. Brian was an avid local hockey fan who was a proud supporter and longtime volunteer of the Sackville Jr. B Blazers Hockey Club. Anyone who knew Brian remembered him as a diehard Toronto Maple Leafs fan. Brian is survived by his best friend and wife of 33 years, Madeleine (Terry); daughters, Tina (Rob) Schwartz, Northwest Territories; Kassandra, Lower Sackville; son, Brian (Kelly), Amherst; sisters, Rose (Ron) Bryden, Dartmouth; Rowena (George) Street, Newfoundland; brothers, Michael (Anne-Marie), Ontario; Clarence (Rosemary), Newfoundland; Francis Hickey, Ontario. He was a proud Poppy to grandsons, Colby and Joey Schwartz, Northwest Territories, and Alan Power, Amherst. He is also remembered as a great uncle to many nieces and nephews. Besides his parents, he was predeceased by his brother, Joseph Power (Newfoundland). Visitation will be held in Atlantic Funeral Home, 125 Sackville Dr. on Tuesday, November 6, from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral service will be held on Wednesday, November 7, in St. John Vianney Parish at 10 a.m. Reception to follow. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Lung Association of Nova Scotia or Sackville Jr. B Blazers. On-line condolences can be made at:


Anonymous said...

Tina, you have our condolences, we are thinking of you guys.


Kara and Matt said...

I didn't realize how young your dad was Tina. Matts dad was only 51 when he died two years ago, so we really understand what you are going through.

I hope the funeral was a beautiful event and that in time everyone will feel at peace with his passing.

I hope you all travel home safe.

Jods said...

Sending love from England. Our hearts go out to you at this sad time. We take comfort in knowing what a truly loving family you have and that you will all take care of each other.