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The crack of
the club, the ping of the golf ball, the rush of the free throw, that
ksssh the skate blade on the ice and that explosive belly
laugh; These are the reverberations in Jim's universe
The presence of power on this earth.
Delivered at
Grace Hospital in Halifax, weighing nearly 15 pounds, to Cynthia
(Williams) and Pat Power of Queensport, Nova Scotia, James Patrick
Power was a natural athlete. As a very young lad, if not
Pick up stones and pound them with sticks along Wyse Road
Dartmouth, he could be found on the ball field across the street
Her house watched the men play ball. That's how great his passion was for it
Game he decided to play at the age of four, much to his mother's chagrin
It was better to have an “accident” in your pants
That way he could stay and witness the whole thing instead of running home to take advantage of it
His father
died tragically when Jim was five years old and his mother Cynthia moved
back to Queensport, where he spent his formative years. The third of
He had six children, his best friends were his five siblings
Share his loving spirit, his sense of fun and his boom
His love for
Sports and athletics led to the pursuit of a kinesiology degree
StFX, (Class of '72). Jim would go on to be a star
Career as a sports teacher and coach. This career began
with two years in Halifax County and the rest of his career (30+).
years) in Guysborough County.
In summer
For months Jim was an avid softball player, playing on teams like
the Pomquet Reds, Arisaig Blues and best of all the Guysborough
Josts. In 1974 the Josts won the Maritime Championship, for which he
was forever proud. He made lifelong friends on this team
he and his teammates were welcomed into the community
Guysborough District Wall of Fame at Chedabucto
Lifestyle Center in 2023.
Jim was the one
Proud father of two daughters, Charlotte and Rachel. Char was born
1970 and Rae arrived later in 1974. He inherited his blonde locks and his love
These girls full of fun and fun followed him everywhere
He often walked and fell asleep in the car while doing double hitters
Guysborough Ball Field. He was a great father, a merciless tickler and
their greatest champion. He loved his
Jim nailed that
The love of his life, Jeanette Venedam, while waiting in line at the Gayle. She
We chatted, then danced and sparks flew. This petite woman
Pomquet captured his heart and his funny bones, and so he proposed marriage.
They married in 1992 and their wedding song “What a Wonderful
World” by Louis Armstrong was fitting as their love transcended boundaries
itself. They lived a happy life together on Whidden St. and then
at Mount Cameron Circle.
Golf became
Jim's passion when his knees prevented him from playing
Ball, men's league hockey or pick-up basketball
He was an avid golfer in retirement and became a member of the OC
at Antigonish Golf and Country Club, where he scored four holes-in-ones
during his tenure there. As much as he loved playing, he loved it too
the camaraderie and friendships he made there
Apart from
As an athlete and Montreal Canadiens and Toronto Blue die-hard
Jays fan Jim loved woodworking and philosophy. He often tinkered with it
In particular, he engaged in various woodworking projects for his family
for Jeanette's crafts, and he and Rae spent many evenings together
Philosophize about religion, the cosmos and the many facets of it
Jim was a
gentle and thoughtful soul who gave so much of his time and talents.
He was a beloved husband, father, father-in-law, brother,
Brother-in-law, uncle and friend. He really meant so much to me
Jim passed
peaceful and surrounded by his loved ones in April
12. His father Patrick has already died
Power, his mother Cynthia Power and his daughter Charlotte
Jim is
survived by his wife, Jeanette Power; Daughter, Rachel Power (Kenny
Boyle); Sisters Heather (Roger) Zwingler, Donna (Keith) Wheldon, Bella
(eds.) Hommel and Cynthia (Billy) McFarland; Brother, Barry (Sue)
Perfomance; and many nieces, nephews, great-nieces and
The family
would like to express a special thanks to the Victorian Order of
Nurses, Dr. Rice and her team as well as the entire palliative care staff
St. Martha's Regional Hospital.
cremation has
took place and there is no viewing. There will be a funeral mass
will take place on Wednesday, April 17th at 11:00 a.m
St Ninian Cathedral in Antigonish, with Reverend Danny MacLennan
Family flowers
Just, please. Donations may be made to VON in memory of Jim
Antigonish or charity of your choice.
Arrangements are under the direction of CL Curry Funeral Home,
Antigonian. Online condolences:

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