Services:

Betty’s request was for all services to be private.  The Ruggiero Funeral Home, LLC, www.ruggierofuneralhome.com, Pen Argyl is in charge of arrangements.

Memorials:

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be offered to Faith United Presbyterian Church, 218 W. Pennsylvania Avenue, Pen Argyl, PA 18072.

 


Betty J. Powell
 
Born: August 11, 1927
Died: August 10, 2017

Betty J. Powell, 89, of Pen Argyl, passed away, Thursday, August 10, 2017, at Westminster Village, Allentown.  She was the wife of the late Richard H. Powell who passed away, November 14, 2013.

Born in Catasauqua, August 11, 1927, she was the daughter of the late Walter and Esther (Gerhard) Jones.

Betty was a 1945 graduate of Catasauqua High School. 

Prior to retiring in 1980, she was employed by A. & H. Sportswear, Pen Argyl.  Prior to that she was employed by the Fuller Company.

She was a member of Faith United Presbyterian Church, Pen Argyl and a former member of First Presbyterian Church, Catasauqua.  She was also a member of UNITE, formerly the ILGWU.

She is survived by a son, Richard H. Powell, II and his wife Margaret of Potter County, two daughters, Catherine J. Ciccarelli and her husband Michael of Washington Township, and Laurie A. Hartzell and her husband Jack of Bushkill Township, eight grandchildren, ten great grandchildren, one great great grandchild and a brother, Walter Jones, Jr. of Catasauqua.

Betty’s request was for all services to be private.  The Ruggiero Funeral Home, LLC, www.ruggierofuneralhome.com, Pen Argyl is in charge of arrangements.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be offered to Faith United Presbyterian Church, 218 W. Pennsylvania Avenue, Pen Argyl, PA 18072.

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