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Michelle Marie Powell

March 5, 1970 - March 12, 2018

Michelle Marie Powell, age 48, of New Castle, DE, passed away on Monday, March 12, 2018.

Born in Buffalo, New York on March 5, 1970, she was the daughter of John Charles and Sarah (Landis) Arthur, Sr. Michelle graduated from Council Rock High School in 1988 in Newtown, PA and served as a page at the Delaware State House for the Republican Caucus. She was locally known as an artisan and jewelry maker, appearing in many vendor shows and fairs.

In addition to her parents, Michelle is survived by her husband of 16 years, James S. Powell; son, Vincent R. Powell (Rachel) of Smyrna; brother, John Arthur, Jr. of Middletown, PA; paternal grandmother, Louise Kelly Arthur of Pine Bush, NY; and grandchildren, Mia, Colton, and Kylee Powell and Brayden Petrillo.

A visitation for family and friends will be held from 1:30 pm until 3:30 pm on Sunday, March 18, 2018 at Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Home, 1000 North DuPont Parkway, New Castle, DE. Services and interment will be held privately.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Helen Graham Center, c/o Christiana Care, P.O. Box 1668, Wilmington, DE 19899.

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  • Vinnie and family, we are so very sorry for your loss. Please let us know if we can do anything for you. You are all in our thoughts and prayers.
    May memories of happy times sustain you during this most difficult time.
    Theresa, Craig and CC.

  • Jim, Vinny and family, our thoughts and prayers are with you as you go through this sad and difficult time. Michelle will be missed by all who’s life she has touched, no matter how briefly. She was a loving and caring woman who gave so much to so many. We are blessed to have had her in our lives. Know you are loved and while we mourn here on Earth she is watching over us from above. Love and peace, Teresa and Jim

  • Dear John and Sally and family, We are sorry to hear of the passing of your beautiful daughter. You are in our thoughts at this very sad time. Tammy and Glenn

  • Vinny, Rachel & Family. I am so sorry for your lose. My prayers are with you. May you seek strength knowing that Ms. Michelle was called upon, earlier then everyone wished to fill her next great mission. May God bless you all.

  • Michelle I will miss you dearly you will always be in my heart. Jim n family I will keep you in my prayers . Love you Michelle