Stanley J. Powell
Stanley J. Powell
  • March 18, 1917 - October 1, 2011
  • Pyrites, New York

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Mr. Stanley J. Powell, age 94 of Pyrites, NY and formerly of Potsdam, NY passed away on Saturday, October 1, 2011 at his residence while under the care of his family and the Hospice and Palliative Care of the St. Lawrence Valley. A Funeral Service will be held on Tuesday, October 4, 2011 at 2pm at the Garner Funeral Service with Msgr. Robert Aucoin officiating. Friends may call at the Garner Funeral Service on Tuesday from 1-2pm. Contributions in his memory can be made to the Hospice and Palliative Care of the St. Lawrence Valley.
Stanley is survived by a son Rick (Jolene) Powell of Pyrites, a daughter Patricia (Bruce) Stevens of Canton; 8 grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews. He is predeceased by his wife Geraldine LaPointe Powell.
Stanley was born on March 3, 1917 in Potsdam to the late William and Alice Santimaw Powell. He attended rural Potsdam schools. On June 25, 1949 at St. Mary's Church he was married to Geraldine LaPointe. He worked on the railroad, Elliott's Hardwoods, the Paper Mills in Pyrites and Potsdam and then at SUNY Potsdam until his retirement. Stanley enjoyed doing yard work. Online condolences can be sent