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Gerald A Powell

September 22, 1931 ~ April 11, 2019 (age 87)
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Gerald A Powell, 87 of Newell, PA, PA, passed away Thursday, April 11, 2019.

He was born September 22, 1931 in California, PA, son of Cabe Powell  and Elizabeth McGinnis Powell.

He was United States Army Veteran, member of the Newell Santa Barbara Club, VFW and the Loyal Order of the Moose.  He was a retired Truck driver for Guttman Oil Company.

He is survived  by his daughter, Mary Vogel and husband Donald of Newell,Pa., sister, Sophie Hotz and brother, Bert Powell both of California, Pa.; granddaughter, Kimberly Smith and fiancée Michael A. Carroll, II, grandson, Ted Vogel and wife Christie, great-granddaughter, Mackenzie Smith and daughter-in-law, Stephanie Trent-Powell. He is also survived by numerous nieces and nephews. Gerry will be missed by many special neighbors and close friends but mostly by his faithful companion Joplin.

He was preceded in death his parents; wife, Pauline Bartolomucci  Powell; daughter, Krystal Powell; three brothers, Cabe Powell, Guy Powell and Todd McLaughlin, father-in-law and close friend, John Myrga.

Family and Friends will be received Monday, April 15, 2019 from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 pm in the Eley-McCrory Funeral Home, Inc., Fayette City, PA.

Funeral Services will be held Tuesday, April 16, 2019 at 10:00 am in the funeral home with Pastor Frank Todaro officiating. Military Honors will be accorded by Perry VFW Gold Star Post  7023. 

Inurnment will take place in the Mt. Calvary Cemetery, Coal Center, Pa. at a later date for the family.

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