Edna Veronica Powell
Edna Powell, 93, passed away peacefully on May 9, 2013 in Belmont, where she had lived for the past 13 years. She was the wife of the late Allan J. Powell for 54 years and mother of three sons, Joe (Cheryl), Jim, and John (Kimberly). She was the devoted Grandmother of Lisa, Michael, Kevin, Matthew, and Scott. She was also the proud Great-Grandmother of Kyle, Candice, Emily, Melissa, Megan, Dylan and Pierson. Family was her greatest joy.
Edna was born and raised in San Francisco's Noe Valley; She attended St. Paul's Grammar School, and graduated from St. Paul's Girls High School at the top of her class.
In addition to raising her family, she worked in retail salesfor a number of years. After retiring she and Allan moved to Sonoma until his death in 1993. Edna was preceded in death by her son Jim in 1994.
Edna was very proud of her Irish ancestry. She will be remembered by family and friends for her kindness and generosity and her willful spirit.
Visitation at Crippen & Flynn Carlmont Chapel, 1111 Alameda de las Pulgas, Belmont, Sunday, May 12, between 4 and 8 p.m. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated on Monday, May 13 at Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church in Belmont at 11:00 a.m. Sign the guestbook at www.crippenflynn.com