Pierce J. Power

09/09/2014 2:47 PM |

Pierce J. Power of Cutchogue died Sept. 8 at his home. He was 85. 

He was born Sept. 13, 1928, in Woodside, Queens, to Pierce and Margaret Power.

Mr. Power served in the U.S. Marine Corps from 1951 to 1962, achieving the rank of captain. He was an attorney with Power, Meehan and Petrelli, Esqs. in Syosset.

Family members said Mr. Power enjoyed golf, soccer, spending time with family and reading. He was a member of North Fork Country Club.

Mr. Power is survived by his wife, Rita (née Benvenuto), of Cutchogue; his sons, Pierce, of Oregon, Matthew, of East Northport, and Daniel, of Florida; his brother, Justin; his sisters, Margaret Reilly and Agnes Savino; and six grandchildren.

The family will receive visitors Tuesday, Sept. 9, from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. at Coster-Heppner Funeral Home in Cutchogue. A funeral service will take place Wednesday, Sept. 10, at 12:30 p.m. at Our Lady of Ostrabrama R.C. Church in Cutchogue. Interment will take place at Mount St. Mary’s Cemetery in Queens.