RISTEEN, Ellen B. (Powers) Of Everett on December 26. Mother of Linda Furtado and her husband George of Everett, Julie Constantine and her husband Robert of Wakefield, Daniel F. Jr. (MSP) and Leigha Genduso of Peabody, and Joseph M. (MSP) of North Reading. Sister of Joan Shanks of Cotuit, Edward Powers of Pelham, NH, her twin Eleanor Sclafani, Richard Powers both of FL, Kenneth Powers of Melrose, and the late Patrick Powers. Former wife of the late Daniel F. Also survived by 6 grandchildren, William, Daniel, Renee, Ashley, Sarah, Jessica and many nieces and nephews. Funeral from the Salvatore Rocco & Sons Funeral Home, 331 Main St., EVERETT, Saturday, December 29 at 9. Funeral Mass in the Immaculate Conception Church, Everett at 10. Relatives and friends invited. Visiting hours Friday 4-8. In lieu of flowers donations in Ellen's memory may be made to the M.S.P.C.A., 350 South Huntington Ave., Jamaica Plain 02130, attn: Developmental Office. Interment Holy Cross Cemetery, Malden. Complimentary valet parking will be available at the funeral home Friday evening. Rocco-Carr-Henderson Funeral Service 1-877-71-ROCCO www.roccofuneralhomes.com

Published in The Boston Globe on Dec. 27, 2012