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100 Bridge St.
Mifflintown, PA 17059
Phone: 717-436-6252
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Waunetah Powell

Waunetah M. Powell (Dean)

Saturday, April 24th, 1926 - Monday, March 15th, 2021
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Waunetah M. Powell, 94, of Mifflintown, passed away at 11:24 AM on Monday, March 15, 2021 at her residence.

Born on April 24, 1926 on Bell Island, Fermanagh Twp., Juniata County, she is a daughter of the late Ira and Margaret (Snouffer) Dean.

On April 22, 1979, she married her surviving husband, Frederick C. “Fred” Powell with whom she was blessed to share over 41 years of marriage.

In addition to her husband, she is survived by: her daughters, Evelyn Price and her husband Jeff of Mifflintown and Vicki Van Horn and her husband Steven of Mifflin; ten grandchildren; sixteen great grandchildren; and thirteen great-great grandchildren.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a daughter, Nancy Bates in October 2020 and a granddaughter, Jackie Berrier.

Waunetah was a 1944 graduate of Juniata Joint High School in Mifflintown.

In earlier life, she was employed at the American Viscose Corp. in Lewistown, Empire Kosher, Inc. in Mifflintown, and later was employed and retired as a cashier from Stop 35 and JP’s Restaurant in Mifflintown.

Her memberships included the Aldersgate United Methodist Church, VFW Post 5863 of Mifflintown, and was a member and past president of the Mifflintown Hose Company Ladies Auxiliary.

She enjoyed traveling, spending winters in Florida, and playing cards, especially on her Wednesday night card night with children, grandchildren, great grandchildren, Claire and Ty.

Public Graveside Services will be held at 11:00 AM, Friday, March 19, 2021 at the Westminster Presbyterian Cemetery, Mifflintown with Pastor Mindy Petrovcic officiating.

There will be no public viewing or visitation.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in Mrs. Powell’s memory can be made to the Aldersgate United Methodist Church, 109 N. Third St., Mifflintown, PA 17059.

Arrangements have been entrusted to the Brown Funeral Homes, Inc., 100 Bridge St., Mifflintown.

Online condolences and tributes can be shared with the family at www.brownfuneralhomesinc.com
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  • Service

    Friday, March 19th, 2021 | 11:00am
    When
    Friday, March 19th, 2021 11:00am
    Location
    Westminster Presbyterian Cemetery
    Address
    MIFFLINTOWN, PA
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    Officiant
    Pastor Mindy Petrovcic
  • Interment

    Location
    Westminster Presbyterian Cemetery
    Address
    MIFFLINTOWN, PA
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W Larry Winey

Posted at 11:53am
Fred, You have my heartfelt sympathy. I know how much you cared for her by how much you cared for her. Praying for your comfort and peace in these days and thanking God for the eternal hope of one day being together again. Your friend in Christ,
Larry
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Mary Lou

Posted at 09:23am
Ken and I are sending you, Fred and the rest of the family our prayers and sympathy on the pasting of your dear wife. We will always remember the Masonic Trips and dinners. She was a delightful lady with a friendly smile. God be with you Ken and Mary Lou Harms (Elizabethtown, PA)
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Gary and Deb

Posted at 01:20pm
Fred, we are keeping you and the family in our thoughts and prayers. Waunetah was such a special person. We always admired her spunk and knew that she'd tell us exactly how she felt about any topic! She knew how to live life to the fullest and was always up for a new adventure (and she always enjoyed seeing pics of our dogs and cats) She was a true treasure and you were so lucky to have her in your life! God bless, Deb and Gary Brackbill
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