Samuel A. Teolis, Supervisor | Carmella M. Teolis, Funeral Director

Dorothy C. Powell, 91

Mrs. Dorothy C. Powell, 91, of Ellwood City passed away on Thursday, September 3, 2020 at the Good Samaritan Hospice in Beaver.

Mrs. Powell was born on December 2, 1928 in Ellwood City to the late Antoni and Bernice (Lawrence) Mikosz. She was a member of the Lincoln High School class of 1946, and the Holy Redeemer Parish. A home maker, Dorothy had worked at the former J.C. Murphy’s 5 & 10 Store for 3 years. Dorothy also was an avid reader.

She is survived by her daughters, Donna (Bruce) Zikeli and Cathy DeBlaso both of Ellwood City, her sons, Michael Powell of Ellwood City and Stanley Powell of Perry Twp., and her grandchildren, Carrie (Greg) Bieselt, Julie Zikeli and her fiancé Jim Keener, and Joshua (Ashley) Powell.

She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband Joseph R. Powell whom she married on July 30, 1949 and passed away on December 16, 2001, her brothers, Joseph and John Mikosz. and her son-in-law, Larry DeBlaso Jr..

Visitation will be held on Friday from 6-8 pm at the Samuel Teolis Funeral Home and Crematory Inc.. A mass of Christian burial will be held on Saturday at 10:00 am at the Holy Redeemer Church with Father Mark Thomas officiating. Entombment will follow at the Holy Redeemer Cemetery, St. Peter’s Mausoleum. Those attending the visitation and mass are asked to wear a mask and practice social distancing.

Memorial contributions in Mrs. Powell’s name may be made to the Holy Redeemer Angel Fund, Social Services.



  • Doreen Lonnett Palatka Posted September 4, 2020 4:54 am

    My sincere sympathies Donna & Bruce…..and to your entire family. Donna, your Mother’s picture is beautiful!

  • The Swick Family Posted September 5, 2020 6:10 pm

    Our sincere condolences to entire family !

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