Calling hours will be held on Friday, May 19, 2017 from 10:00 A.M.-12:00 P.M. in the Ruggiero Funeral Home ( 126 E. Pennsylvania Ave. Pen Argyl, PA 18072.


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Joseph Powell
Born: August 19, 1954
Died: May 15, 2017

Joseph M. Powell, Jr., 62, of Wind Gap died May 15, 2017 in St. Luke’s Hospital-Anderson Campus, Easton. He was the husband of Roxanne (Custer) Powell. They were married 41 years last October.

Born in Phillipsburg, NJ he was the son of Ella (Fuge) Grigg of Nazareth and the late Joseph M. Powell, Sr.

He worked in the sales department at R.J. Walker in Easton.

He enjoyed fly fishing.

Joseph was a U.S. Navy Veteran serving during the Vietnam War and a member of the Pen Argyl American Legion where he served as the Chaplin.

He loved his family especially his grandchildren.


In addition to his wife and mother he is survived by a son James Joseph (Carla) of Alexandria, VA, and a daughter Julie A. Casciano (Frank) of Nazareth.  A sister Carol Marinelli of Bangor.  Four grandchildren Eric, Alexis, Joseph, and Vincent.

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