March 9, 1938 - August 9, 2020
Romaine Ellen Powell, daughter and youngest child of the late Frank Powell Sr. and the late Mary Catherine Freeland-Powell, was born Wednesday, March 9, 1938, in York, PA. Romaine received her formal education in the York City School District graduating from York High School. Upon her graduation, Romaine relocated to Harrisburg, PA, where she accepted employment and retired as a custodial worker from the Commonwealth of PA, House of Representatives. Romaine was quiet, humble, very soft spoken, a great listener and a loving and nurturing mother extremely devoted to her three sons. Some of Romaine’s most cherished moments were shared with her older deceased siblings. She enjoyed family gatherings; sitting around talking about her younger days growing up in York, the “good-ole-days;” taking long rides in the country along the back roads; listening to gospel music; watching daytime TV, the Steve Harvey Show; dancing, cooking and going to the casino. In Harrisburg, PA, on Sunday, August 9, 2020, at eighty-two years of age, Romaine Ellen Powell, the last deceased sibling, transitioned from labor to reward joining in eternal life her parents, her eight siblings, Frank Powell Jr., Henry Powell, Robert Powell, Helen Powell, Josephine Powell-Roscoe, Anna Powell-Ritter, Mary Powell-Nolden, Ruby Powell-Cooper; and her son, Gregory Allen Powell. She leaves a legacy to be honored and lovingly remembered by her two sons, Anthony and Charles Powell, both of Harrisburg; four grandchildren, Anthony Q. Powell Jr. of Ellenwood, GA, Anthony Q. Powell III, Di`ondre S. Powell, Latisha Powell, all of Harrisburg, PA; four great-grandchildren and a host of nieces and nephews in Harrisburg, York, PA, and Ellenwood, GA. FAMILY AND FRIENDS ARE ENCOURAGED TO CLICK ON THE SHARE A MEMORY TAB TO POST VIDEOS, SHARE MEMORIES, CONDOLENCES, REFLECTIONS OR SIMPLY YOUR NAME ALLOWING THE FAMILY TO KNOW YOU ARE THINKING OF THEM. ON-LINE STREAMING OF SERVICE. CLICK ON THE PHOTOS & VIDEOS TAB OR MEDIA TAB (MOBILE) AND TRIBUTE WEBCAST TO VIEW.
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