Joan Powell

Joan J. Powell Argyle, NY - Joan J. Powell of Oaks Rd. Argyle went to her eternal resting place in heaven on Tuesday September 3, 2013 at Saratoga Hospital surrounded by her loving family. She was 61 years old. Born on December 31, 1951 in Albany, NY, she was the daughter of the late John Parker and Mary Rivers Parker. Mrs. Powell married her husband Raymond C. Powell on December 4, 1969. Joan was a dedicated and loving mother and grandmother. Her greatest enjoyment came from spending time with her children and grandchildren. She especially loved going to her grandchildren's sporting events and have having family gathering at her house. This summer she spent almost every weekend at Haviland's Cove in Glen Falls NY with her grandchildren. Joan loved the lake as it was very peaceful for her. She is pre deceased by a brother Johnny Parker and a sister Mary Parker. Survivors including her husband Ray are two sons, Shawn Powell of Glens Falls, NY and Richard Powell of Corinth, NY, a daughter Naomi Farrington and her husband Neil of Gansevoort, NY, five brothers, James Parker of St. Regis Falls, NY, Peter Parker of Troy, NY, David Parker of Schenectady, NY, Mike Parker and his wife Vicky of Morrisonville, NY and Dell Parker, four sister, Nicki Michaels of Troy, NY, Dorrie Ray and her husband Rick of Green Island, NY, Dawn Bunting and her husband Harry of CA and Joann Martioneau and her husband Chico of Plattsburgh, NY, six grandchildren, Connor and Lauren Farrington and Devin, Ethan, Jade and Savannah Powell, several nieces, nephews and cousins. A special thank you to Dr Ying, Dr Delmonte and all of the Dr's and nurses at Saratoga Hospital for their gentle loving care towards our mom over the past year. Funeral services will be held on Monday September 9th, 2013 at 12:00 pm at the Tunison Funeral Home 105 Lake Ave. Saratoga Springs, NY. Family and friends may call from 10 am to 12pm at the funeral home prior to the services. Burial will be at the Gerald BH Solomon Saratoga National Cemetery in Saratoga, NY Memorial donations can be made in her memory to the 1 Penny Lane Latham, NY 12110 Online remembrances can be made at


Funeral Home

Tunison Funeral Home
105 Lake Avenue Saratoga Springs, NY 12866
(518) 584-0440
Published in The Saratogian on Sept. 6, 2013