Janet Powers of Tucker, age 34, died on April 18 as a result of a seizure and fall in her home. The Mass of Resurrection will be celebrated on Saturday, April 24 at 3:00 pm at Corpus Christi Catholic Church, 600 Mountain View Drive, Stone Mountain. Janet was the daughter of Jim and Kathleen Powers of Tucker. Also surviving Janet are her sister, Rachel Dworaczyk and her husband , Lt. Col. Joseph Dworaczyk, and their two daughters, Hailee age 7 and Anna age 5. Janet was a graduate of St. Pius X High School as well as of Georgia State University BA and MSW. As a social worker she was employed by the State of Georgia working with the developmentally disabled and was currently working as a social worker with the Veterans Administration in Decatur. Always active in the Catholic Church, especially with the young adults, she also spent a year in Kingston, Jamaica working with the Mustard Seed Communities. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to: Mustard Seed Communities USA, 29 Janes Avenue, Medfield, MA 02052 or see website: mustardseed.com/donations/index.php. Following the Mass of Resurrection on Saturday at Corpus Christi Catholic Church, the family will be receiving condolences at a reception in the gymnasium of the church.

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  1. Our thoughts and prayers are with your Family. May you find peace as you celebrate Janet’s wonderful life.

  2. Dear Kathy and Jim
    Ted called me last week to let me know about the death of your daughter Janet. Please know my condolences go out to you, Rachel and your entire family. My prayers are with you. I am grateful to have met and spent time with her at some of Ted’s gatherings. She was and always will be a beautiful treasure for all of us who knew her.

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