On April 26, 2021 Joseph Matthew Powell, Sr. passed away; devoted husband of June Powell (nee Kennedy); beloved father of Joseph M. Powell Jr. and his wife Sharon, Tim C. Powell and his wife Carole, and Greg S. Powell and his wife Christine; loving "Pop" of Christopher, Sara, Tim Jr., Melanie, Rebecca, Nicholas and Lauren; cherished great-"Pop" of Synnove, Aiden and Cecilia; dear brother of the late Robert Powell, Jr., and the late Thomas Powell.
Joseph was a life long committed volunteer serving such organizations as: St. Clare Church, Holy Name Society, founding member of the Essex Chapter of Citizens on Patrol, was a former scout master for Troop 778 and also was a Essex youth league soccer coach in addition to others.
A mass of christian burial will be celebrated at St. Clare Catholic Church (Myrth Ave.) on Tuesday, May 4th, 2021 at 10:30 am. Visiting hours will be held at the Connelly Funeral Home of Essex, 300 Mace Avenue on Monday, May 3rd, 2021 from 3 - 5, and 7 - 9 pm.
Interment at Gardens of Faith Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, please make contributions to the: "American Cancer Society", P.O. Box 22478, Oklahoma City OK 73123 Tel: 1-800-227-2345 Web: http://www.cancer.org/
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American Cancer Society
P.O. Box 22478, Oklahoma City OK 73123