Thursday, August 14, 2008

Marine Sgt. Sean M. Powers

Remember Our Heroes

Marine Sgt. Sean M. Powers

Marine Corps veteran of Iraq, Hopkinton police officer
Monitor staff

HILLSBORO - Officer Sean Michael Powers, 24, died Thursday, Aug. 14, 2008.

Sean was born in Boston on March 29, 1984, to Peter W. Powers Sr. and Marilyn T. (Donahue) Powers of Hillsboro.

After graduating from Hillsboro-Deering High School in 2002, Sean enlisted in the U.S. Marine Corps and served two tours in Iraq. One tour Sean served as a platoon sergeant for the 10th Marines stationed out of Camp Lejeune in North Carolina. Sean then returned home to New Hampshire and worked with Asplundh Tree Experts. Sean joined the Hopkinton Police Force in April 2008.

Sean is the grandson of Pearl V. Donahue of West Quincy, Mass., and Pauline Powers of Wareham, Mass. He is the godson of Aunt Bea and Uncle Jack. Sean is survived by his older brother, Peter Jr., 27, and sister-in-law, Elissa (Tenhave) Powers, of Newbury; twin brothers, Scott and Daniel, 21; younger brother, David, 19; newborn nephews, Evan Williams and Owen Lucas, born Aug. 14, 2008, and girlfriend, Amanda Schalk of Salem. Sean will be missed greatly by family, friends and his community.

Calling hours will be held tomorrow from 6 to 8 p.m. and Monday from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. at Holt-Woodbury Funeral Home & Cremation Service, 32 School St., Hillsboro.

A Mass of Christian burial will be held Tuesday at 10 a.m. at St. Theresa's Church in Henniker.

Graveside services will military honors will be held the Veteran's Cemetery in Boscawen.

Memorial donations may be made to the Hillsboro Food Pantry.

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