In Memoriam


Cecile Mae (Robertson) Powers

(1912 - 1996)


Cecile is believed to be a graduate of Wayland High School circa 1930.

Cecile Mae (Robertson) Powers

HORNELL -- Cecile M. Powers, 84, formerly of Webster Avenue, died Thursday (May 9, 1996) at the Steuben County Health Care Facility in Bath.


    Born in the Town of Wayland, March 12, 1912, a daughter of Thomas and Rose Jencks Robertson, she had been a lifelong Hornell resident and had been employed in the housekeeping department of the former Bethesda Community Hospital.  She was the widow of Albert Powers, who died in 1983.

Cecile was predeceased not only by her parents, but also two brothers, Charles Robertson of Cohocton and Henry Robertson of Lockport; and one daughter, Helen Hendershott of Livonia, NY.


    Surviving are three sons, Gary (Sue) Powers of Hornell, Duane (Jeannine) Powers of Lockport and Gerald (Carolyn) Powers of Campbell; one sister, Kathryn Rahmlow of Hornell; 11 grandchildren, several great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren.


      Burial was in the Loon Lake Cemetery, Town of Wayland.  Friends wishing may make memorial contributions to the Steuben County Health Care Facility, Bath, N.Y. 14810.