loretta powell
Loretta Jean Powell, 70, of Weirton, passed away Monday, April 25, 2005, at her home. Born May 10, 1934, in Weirton, she was the daughter of Joseph Ewaskey of Weirton and the late Audrey Ewaskey. Loretta was a homemaker and a member of the Memorial Baptist Church in Weirton. In addition to her father, Loretta is survived by her husband Joseph H. Powell of Weirton; son Daniel J. Powell and his wife Mary of Morgantown, WV; 2 grandchildren Laura Powell and Daniel Powell II; sister Doloris Caldwell and her husband Charles of Pittsfield, MA; and brother Joseph Ewaskey and his wife Nancy of Jacksonville, FL. The family will receive friends Thursday from 2-4 and 7-9PM at the Greco-Hertnick Funeral Home, 3219 Main Street, Weirton, where funeral services will be conducted at 11AM on Friday with Rev. William Stout presiding. Interment will be at Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens in Weirton. Please consider a contribution in memory of Loretta to the Memorial Baptist Church, 121 Ivy Street, Weirton, WV 26062 or the Powell Memorial Fund at the Weirton Salvation Army, 794 Cove Road, Weirton, WV 26062. Share tributes with her family at www.grecohertnick.com Funeral Home: Greco Hertnick Funeral Home 3219 Main Street Weirton, WV US 26062

Memories Timeline


  1. Uncle Joe and family: I am sorry to hear of your loss. I am unable to attend the service being in Maryland with a newborn but I will keep you all in my thoughts and prayers. Love, Gloria

  2. Aunt Jean, you have been an inspiration to me every day of my life. There are so many wonderful things I remember doing with you… simple shopping trips and reading books together. You were a special part of my wedding ceremony. I love you so much, but I know that you are in God’s loving arms now. How glorious! Rest peacefully always. Love, Laurie, Jim and the boys

  3. Sorry Joe and family. Our prayers are with you and your family. Tony and Mary Lou Lamantia

  4. Powell Family – may the Lord and giver of life eternal grant you all His peace and comfort during this time of loss. rob martinez


  6. Dear Dan and family, we are all so saddened to learn of the passing of your mother; please know that our thoughts and prayers are with you. May God bless you. Rick & Joyce Eddy & Staff of Morgantown Heating & Cooling

  7. Dear Joe & All the family, Alex & I were so sorry to hear the passing of Jean. She was a good girl and a good christian. She & I go a long way back, singing in the Junior Choir at the Baptist church. God Bless!

  8. Dear Family of Loretta Ewasky Powell: I would like to extend my sympathy to you in the loss of Loretta. I am a Weir High Classmate of hers. May our Dear Lord comfort you. Juanita Patty Wilson

  9. Joe, May God hold you in his hands in this most private and tragic of times. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.

  10. We share your grief at the loss of Aunt Jean but we rejoice at the knowledge she’s with our Lord at this moment. -Roger and Kathy

  11. Joe & Family: My condolence to you. Loretta was a wonderful person and will truly be missed. I loved her and her sense of humor. Her memory will always stay alive in the love we all share for her. Beverly & Family

  12. I’m so sorry to hear of Jean’s passing. I enjoyed knowing her while growing up at MBC in the choirs. My sympathies to all of the family.

  13. Joe & Family, Our thoughts and prayers are with you. So sorry we did not know of Jean’s passing until recently. We would have been there for you, had we known.

  14. Uncle Joe, Dan and family… I just learned today 05-23-05 of Aunt Jean’s passing. I am so sorry for your loss!! My thoughts and prayers are with all of you.

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