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Lee G. Powell Sr.


1945 - 2021
Lee G. Powell Sr. Obituary

Lee G. Powell Sr., 75, of Moscow, died Tuesday at Regional Hospital of Scranton after a brief illness. His wife, the former Georgianna K. Ehnot, died Aug. 21, 2019.

Born July 12, 1945, in Scranton, he was the son of the late William and Helen Green Powell. Lee was a United States Army veteran serving in Germany. Before his retirement, Lee was employed by Pennsylvania Power & Light as a material handler. He was a member of the Moscow United Methodist Church, and a longtime member of the Moscow Volunteer Fire Company, where he had served as assistant chief. He was also a member of the Moscow Sportsman's Club and a member of the St. Stephen's Social Club.

Lee was an avid Penn State football fan, and he enjoyed following NASCAR. He enjoyed family vacations in Ocean City, Maryland, where he insisted on doing all the driving. Lee enjoyed coffee on his porch and loved the outdoors. He will be dearly missed by his family.

Lee's family would like to thank the Moscow Ambulance Company and Pennsylvania Ambulance, and also the Moses Taylor ER and the ICU at Regional Hospital.

Surviving are his sons, Lee G. Powell Jr., Moscow; and Jason Powell, Moscow; two brothers, George Powell and wife, Karen, Moscow; and Roger Powell and wife, Nancy, Arizona; his sister, Barbara Smith, of Madison Twp. and Florida; nieces and nephews.

Private services will be conducted at the convenience of the family and a public memorial service will be conducted when it is safe to gather.

Arrangements by Duffy & Snowdon Funeral Home of Moscow. For online condolences, visit the funeral home's website.


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