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February 10, 2013
Joan Coleman Powell, 84, of Sanderson Street, Tuscarora, died Sunday.
Born in Tuscarora, she was a daughter of the late John and Mary Fagan Coleman.
She was a 1946 graduate of Tamaqua High School.
Joan was a member of Holy Cross Catholic Church, New Philadelphia.
She was preceded in death by her husband, George W. Powell; brothers, John Fagan, and John, Bernard, William, Joseph, James, Edward and Thomas Coleman; sisters, Anna Burns, Sarah Sharpe, Patricia Portz and Jane Pollock.
Surviving are a stepdaughter, Renee Johnson, Punta Gorda, Fla.; a sister, Catherine Andregic, Tuscarora; a sister-in-law, Margaret Coleman; nieces and nephews; and her dear friend and caregiver, Rose Nawrocki, MaryD.
Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Holy Cross Catholic Church, New Philadelphia, with the Rev. Ronald J. Minner officiating. Interment will be in St. Bertha Cemetery, Tuscarora. Calling hours are 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Saturday at the church. Memorial contributions may be made to Holy Cross Parish, 99 Valley St., New Philadelphia. Arrangements are by Zizelmann-Roche Funeral Home, 500 E. Broad St., Tamaqua. Online guest registry: www.zrgfuneralhomes.com.
Published in Republican & Herald on February 13, 2013