Ticonderoga — Andrew Joseph Powvorznik, 59, of Alexandria Avenue, passed away Saturday, Nov. 4, 2000, at Fletcher Allen Health Care Center of Burlington, Vt.
Born in Port Henry on Oct. 18, 1941, he was the son of the late Andrew and Rose (Wojewodzic) Powvorznik.
Andy was a lifelong resident of Ticonderoga. He operated the local American Legion Barber Shop for the past 40 years.
Andy so loved the Ticonderoga community that he dedicated his entire life to it. He served as Town Councilman for the past 22 years. During his lifetime, he was actively involved in the St. Isaac Jogues Council No. 333 Knights of Columbus, the Benevolent & Protective Order of Elks No. 1494, the Jaycees and the Ticonderoga High School Booster Club.
For many years, Andy has worked toward providing opportunities for the youth of Ticonderoga. He played a vital role in creating and developing the Ticonderoga Youth Commission. He has also been an integral part of the Ticonderoga Junior Miss Program, serving for many years as its Program Director. His dedication to this event for the past 36 years serves as a testament of his love and commitment to this program.
For all of his years of community service, Andy has receive numerous awards of recognition. These include Junior Miss Outstanding Local Chairman, Elks Distinguished Citizenship Award and Outstanding Citizen Citation for the New York State Assembly. Andy was a dedicated and loving brother, uncle, great-uncle and friend.
Survivors include one brother, Albert F. Powvorznik of Ticonderoga; one sister, Helen P. Johnson of Ticonderoga; two nephews, William Johnson and his wife Sally of Ticonderoga and John Johnson and his wife Lori of Delanson; one niece, Janette Glading and her husband Evan of Ticonderoga; several great-nephews and great-nieces, Karajon, Jarod and Merina Johnson, all of Ticonderoga, Matthew and Melissa Johnson of Delanson and Alissa and Evan Glading of Ticonderoga; and a good friend, John Ingleston of Ticonderoga.
Relatives and friends may call from 3 to 8 p.m. Monday, Nov. 6th, at the Wilcox & Regan Funeral Home, 33 Algonkin Street in Ticonderoga. A Catholic Wake Service will be conducted at 7 p.m. Monday at the funeral home. The Ticonderoga Elks Lodge will conduct a Lodge of Sorrow at 7:30 p.m. Monday at the funeral home.
A funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10:30 a.m. at St. Mary