In Loving Memory of Sean Joseph Powell
Sean Joseph PowellOlyphant, PA May 7, 1983 ~ February 1, 2018 Date of Service: February 6, 2018
Sean Joseph Powell, 34, of Olyphant, passed away unexpectedly Thursday morning at Geisinger-Community Medical Center in Scranton, after complications from a car accident in Late December. He and his wife, the former Michelle (Shelly)Pepson, were married September 14, 2012.
Born in Scranton, son of Robert and Donna Buttacci Powell of Dunmore, Sean was a 2002 graduate of Dunmore High School and went on to attend Keystone College. He was employed at L.T. Verrastro, Inc., and was the proud owner of Powell Lawncare, LLC. Sean, “P-Man”, loved spending time cooking for his family and friends, and also riding his quad. He enjoyed listening to music, especially Dave Matthews, and most importantly, playing with his beloved children, Lucas and Lily. He was a member of Our Lady of Mount Carmel Parish in Dunmore.
Sean will truly be missed by his family and friends. He was a very hard working man who would do anything for anyone.
Also surviving is his son, Lucas, and daughter, Lily, both at home; his maternal grandmother Blanche Buttacci of Dunmore; his brothers, Ryan Powell and wife Amanda of Wilkes-Barre, and Michael Powell of Dunmore; his uncle and godfather, Joseph Buttacci and wife Flory of West Wyoming; his niece, Anneliese Pepson of Jermyn; his father- and mother-in-law, Gene and Annie Pepson of Jermyn; his sisters-in-law, Jaime Waibel and husband Jack of Jermyn, and Kelly Pepson of Scott Township; his brother-in-law, Kyle Pepson of Mayfield; as well as numerous other aunts, uncles, cousins, and a host of friends.
He was preceded in death by his maternal grandfather, Dominick Buttacci; and his paternal grandparents, Harold and Elizabeth Powell.
The funeral will be Tuesday with Mass of Christian Burial at 11 a.m. in the St. Mary of Mount Carmel Church, Chestnut St., Dunmore. All those attending the mass are asked to go directly to the church.
Interment will follow at a later date in the Mount Carmel Cemetery, Dunmore.
Friends may call on Monday from 3-7 p.m. at the Carlucci-Golden-DeSantis Funeral Home, Inc., 318 E. Drinker St., Dunmore.
In lieu of flowers, the family kindly asks that preferred memorial contributions be made to the Lucas and Lily Powell Scholarship Fund c/o Fidelity Bank, 101 N. Blakely St., Dunmore, 18512.