Obituary of John H. Powell
Please share a memory of John to include in a keepsake book for family and friends.
Age 96, passed away at Bethany Nursing Home, Horseheads, on October 31, 2022. Jack was born in Elmira, a son of John H. and Mary (Wetherell) Powell. He is predeceased by his wife Edna Mae (Sanders) Powell in 2007 and brother Fred in 2013. Jack is survived by his loving daughter Mary Ann Coleman of St. Petersburg FL, with husband Daniel F.; granddaughter Jennifer Lin Anson of Palm Harbor FL with husband Matt; grandson Paul Coleman of Horseheads, with wife Kathleen and children Lynsey and Evan. Jack served in the US Marine Corp, in the Pacific, during WWII and was on Iwo Jima, and in China. He was a NYS Corrections Officer working at the Elmira Correctional Facility for most of his career. Jack was active for many years in Southside Cinderella baseball, the Marine Corp. Color Guard, The American Legion and the Ancient Order of Hibernians, Msgr. John J. Lee Division. He was a long-time communicant at St. Mary's Church, Elmira, where he served as an usher. Jack will be laid to rest in his family plot at St. Peter & Paul's Cemetery, at his family's convenience. Jack's family would like to thank the staff at Appleridge, Bethany Home Care and Bethany Manor for their excellent care provided to Jack in his later years. Those wishing may remember Jack with a donation to the SPCA, 2435 County Route 352, Elmira NY 14903, or to a charity of one's choice.To plant a beautiful memorial tree in memory of John Powell, please visit our Tree Store
A Memorial Tree was planted for John
We are deeply sorry for your loss ~ the staff at McInerny Funeral Home
Online Memory & Photo Sharing Event
About this Event
In Loving Memory
1926 - 2022
Look inside to read what others have shared
Family and friends are coming together online to create a special keepsake. Every memory left on the online obituary will be automatically included in this book.
Share Your Memory of
Be the first to upload a memory!
Since our founding, the guiding principle of McInerny Funeral Home has been the commitment to treating each family who comes to us as our own. With sincerity, pride, and dedication, we are committed to this time-honored tradition
McInerny Funeral Home
502 W Water St,
Elmira, NY 14905
Phone (607) 733-6271
Fax (607) 733-7526