Powell , Helen M. 91
Helen Marie Powell, 91, of Upper Burrell, passed away Friday, June 7, 2013, following a brief illness. She was born Feb. 12, 1922, in Harwick, a daughter of the late Michael and Mary (Pascoes) Fick. Helen was a member of Lower Burrell Baptist Church and was retired from Pennex Corp., in Oakmont. Helen loved going to church, taking care of her family, crocheting and making quilts for friends and relatives. She was preceded in death by her parents; her sisters, Alice Storz and Frances Novick; and her brothers, Andrew, John and Peter Fick. Helen is survived by her husband of 66 years, William J. Powell; daughter, Janis (Michael) Phelps, of Dayton, Ohio; sons, Darryl (Marianne) Powell, of Saxonburg; Dane (Carrie) Powell, of Valencia, and Gary (Susan) Powell, of Fawn Township; sister, Annie (Carl) Kusbit, of Cheswick; eight grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. Family and friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday at FRANK F. GIGLER FUNERAL HOME, 2877 Leechburg Road, Lower Burrell, PA 15068, where services will be held at 1 p.m. Monday, with Pastor Michael S. Mummert, of the Lower Burrell Baptist Church, officiating. Burial will follow in Greenwood Memorial Park, Lower Burrell.