John “Rod” Rodrick Powell– We sadly announce the peaceful passing of John “Rod” Powell on
July 15 th , 2019 at the Muskoka Shores Nursing Home in Gravenhurst at the age of 90 years old.
Loyal and devoted husband to the late Marilyn Collette (2013) of Severn Bridge, formerly of
Nobleton, Ontario. Beloved father to Randolph “Randy” Neil Powell and Michael John Powell
of Gravenhurst. Cherished father in law of Sijtske “Cindy” Atsma-Powell. Dear cousin to
Wayne and Sharon Hardy. Affectionately known as Grampa frog to numerous grandchildren, all
of whom were very special to him. Rod was a dedicated member of 45 years to the Boy Scouts
of Canada where he embodied the scout’s values of; kindness, acceptance and to make
meaningful contributions to creating a better world. Rod will be remembered for his effortless
ability to win over the hearts of strangers and his love and commitment to his family. Friends are
welcome to join the family at Washago Centennial Park (3376 Quetton St. Washago, ON),
Saturday, August 24th ,2019 from 11:00am to 1:00pm for a Potluck. Please bring your favorite
potluck meal,cold beverages, a chair and a memory of Rod to share.