Clifford H. Powell of South Scranton died Monday April 19, 2021 at the Allied Hospice Center following a brief illness. He is survived by his wife Frieda (Blum) Powell, whom he was a devoted husband for 66 years.
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Born in Taylor, he was the son of the late David and Lillian (Ott) Powell. A graduate of Taylor High School, Class of 1947. He proudly served in the United States Army during the Korean Conflict. Prior to retirement, Cliff was employed as the Assistant Vice President of the Scranton National Bank.
Cliff was a member of the Masonic Lodge #345, and the Green Ridge Assembly of God Church where he was a longtime Sunday School teacher. He enjoyed tending to his garden and was an avid golfer.
Also surviving are sons, Clifford Powell, Jr. and Mandie (wife) of Berlin, NJ; Fred and Linda (wife) of Jamison, PA. Cliff was greatly loved grandfather of 7 grandchildren: Amanda, Cliff III, Rachel, Mark, Joshua, Matthew, and Samantha. He was also blessed with 4 great grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by brother David and sisters Betty Legg, Ruth Brostowski, and Ann Dawes.
Funeral services will be held Wednesday at 11 AM in the Green Ridge Assembly of God Church, 825 Green Ridge St., Scranton. Interment with Military Honors will follow at Fairview Memorial Park, Elmhurst. Friends and family may pay their respects Wednesday at 10 AM followed by the 11 AM service. Social distancing guidelines will be enforced and masks will be required.
In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to Green Ridge Assembly of God Church, 825 Green Ridge St., Scranton, PA 18509.
Arrangements are under the care and direction of the Miller Bean Funeral Home Inc., 436 Cedar Ave. Scranton.