Obituary of Lorraine M. Powell
Lorraine M. Powell, 81, of Titusville, passed away Friday morning April 16, 2021 at her residence surrounded by her family.
Lorraine was born on March 9, 1940 in Pittsburgh, PA, a daughter of the late John and Mildred Fry Thomas. She was married to James Powell on April 5, 1957. He preceded her in death on April 13, 2010.
Lorraine had worked as a supervisor for Elgin Electronics at their Waterford, Erie, and Manchester, NH facilities. She later worked for Office Services in Corry for 10 years.
She was a member of St. James Memorial Episcopal Church and a volunteer there with the Soup Kitchen. She was also a volunteer at the Titusville Area Hospital.
Lorraine was a life member of the Titusville Moose Club. She enjoyed reading, crocheting, spending time with her family and friends, and also with her pet dog “Buttons”.
Lorraine is survived by three children, James Powell and wife Vicky, Jeff Powell and companion Terri, all of Spartansburg, and Vicky Wieder and husband Bill of Titusville; nine grandchildren, Kristi Eck and husband Thad, Jason Powell and wife Crystal, Jessica Confer and fiancée Jeff, Stacey Sellen and husband Devon, Nicole Waychoff and husband Tim, Andrea Williams and husband Ryan, Megan Wieder, Jeff Powell, and Michael Wieder; 10 great grandchildren; brothers, Bob Thomas and companion Kathy, Larry Thomas and wife Gay, all of Pittsburgh, John Thomas and wife Ruth of Spartansburg, and Mike Thomas and wife Suzi of Myrtle Beach, SC; sisters, Joyce Kensinger, Donna Brooks and husband Paul, all of Corry, and Judy Smith of Tallahassee, FL; and numerous nieces and nephews.
In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by a brother, Bill Thomas and a sister, Dorothy Thomas.
Friends may call at the Gordon B. Garrett Funeral Home 303 N. Washington St. Titusville, PA 16354 on Sunday from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 PM. A private funeral service for the family will be conducted on Monday at St. James Memorial Episcopal Church with Rev. Canon Martha Ishman as celebrant.
Interment will be in Rose Hill Cemetery in Spartansburg.
The family invites friends to join them at the Titusville Moose Club on Monday at 2:00 PM for a time of food and fellowship.