Obituary of Calvin Powell
Calvin E. Powell, age 88, of Chester Heights PA passed away on June 2, 2017 at Granite Farms Estates. He was born to the late Norman E. Sr. & Delma Boyles Powell in Claymont, DE. Calvin had resided for 55 years in Chester Heights, PA, owning and operating his well drilling business, Calvin E. Powell Well Drilling, which still operates today. Growing up on a dairy farm, he developed a lifelong passion for farming and animals. His pastimes included surf fishing in Cape Hatteras and overseeing his cattle ranch in Montana. He also enjoyed working on his farm, bicycling, snowmobiling and spending time with his wife and family. In addition to his parents, Calvin is preceded in death by 3 brothers, Norman J., Louis & John Powell and 2 sisters, Laura Rainey & Louise Jester. He is survived by his wife of 59 years, Lorraine G. Blackburn Powell, a son, Glenn E. Powell and wife Jeannine, siblings, Jim Powell, Barbara Powell, Thelma Chernoff & Edward Powell and 2 grandchildren, Keith & Janie Powell. A visitation will be held on Wednesday, 10-11AM at the Pagano Funeral Home, 3711 Foulk Rd. Garnet Valley, PA followed by funeral services at 11:00AM. Interment Resurrection Cemetery (Calvary Rockdale), Lenni, PA. Donations in his memory may be made to SPCA, 555 Sandy Bank Rd., Media, PA 19063.