Josephine R. Powell died Thursday, December 27, 2007 in UPMC McKeesport. Born in Sharpsburg, PA September 2, 1930, age 77. Of McKeesport, she was a member of St. Martin de Porres Parish.
Daughter of the late Ralph and Anna Marie Schilabba Ipoletta, wife of the late Harry James L. (Red) Powell, she is survived by a son, William J. Powell of McKees Rocks, 2 daughters, Donna Hodge of McKeesport and Wanda Powell of McKeesport, 7 grandchildren, 7 great grandchildren, 3 brothers, Joe Ipoletta of Sharpsburg, Pete Ipoletta of New Kensington, Jimmy Ipoletta of Cheswick, and was sister of the late Providence Ocorso and Carmen Ipoletta.
Friends will be received in the Hunter Funeral Home, Inc., 1600 Coursin Street, McKeesport Saturday from 7-9 PM and Sunday from 2-4 & 7-9 PM. A mass of Christian burial will be celebrated Monday, December 31 at 10:00 AM at St. Martin de Porres Church with Fr. Tom Sparacino as celebrant. Interment will follow in Penn Lincoln Memorial Park.