It is with heavy hearts that we announce the passing of a loving mother, sister, grandmother, great-grandmother, aunt and friend, Mary Melita Power of Mortier, age 82, at Placentia Health Center on Monday, July 3, 2017. Predeceased by her husband Alphonsus Power (1999); her parents John and Elizabeth Planke; son Andrew, brothers Patrick, Sam and sister Caroline; grandson William, daughter-in-law Marlene Power. Leaving to mourn her sons Micheal (Jane), Gregory (Veronica), Alphonsus, George (Faye), Lester (Elizabeth) and Cyril (Cathy); brother John (Emily); sister Emily Antle; grandchildren Nicole, Natasha, Melissa, Jenna, Christopher,Greg, Krystal, Jennifer, David and AJ; Great- grandchildren Cody, Nicholas, Blake, Lawrence, Jaden, Kenedi, Blaire and Parker, Alexa, Jensen, Aynslie and Myah. Also leaving to mourn special friends, Angela and Phil Picco, Gert Brown, Pauline Meade, Bert Wilcott and sister in law Carmel Planke, as well as a large circle of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. We would like to express our gratitude to the doctors, nurses, and staff of Placentia Health Centre, Lion’s Manor Nursing Home and Marystown Retirement Center for their care, kindness and compassion. Father Emmanuel Quagraine officiated Funeral Mass from St. Patrick's RC Church, Burin on Friday, July 7, 2017 with interment following at Sacred Heart RC Cemetery, Fox Cove. Pall Bearers were Michael Power, Gregory Power, Alphonsus Power, George Power, Lester Power, Cyril Power Cross Bearer was A. J. Power Funeral arrangements entrusted to Serenity Funeral Home, Burin.