Carol E. Powell

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Carol E. Powell

May 03, 1931 - November 28, 2018

Carol E. Powell Rockport - Carol E. (Thibeault) Powell, 87, of Rockport, passed away on Wednesday evening, November 28, 2018 at the Beverly Hospital surrounded by her children.
She was born in Rockport on May 3, 1931, daughter of the late Eugene and Eva (Rapp) Thibeault.
Carol was a graduate of Rockport High School, Class of 1949 and later attended Laboratory School in Washington D.C. She traveled throughout the United States before settling down in Rockport to raise her two children. She worked for many years in the lab at the Cape Ann Medical Center, where she met and help care for many people in the area.
Carol enjoyed doing crossword puzzles, cooking, and just being with her family. She always had a great love of animals, allowing her children to bring home various pets.
She had a wonderful sense of humor, the sweetest smile and a great outlook on life. She was a good listener and never complained or said a bad word about anyone.
She will be greatly missed by all who knew her.
Carol is survived by her daughter, Lynn Scola; her son, Lee Powell both of Rockport; two grandchildren, Michael Scola of CA and Caitlyn Scola of FL and many nieces, nephews and cousins.
She was predeceased by her sister, Marjorie Budrow and her brother, Charlie Thibeault.
Her funeral Mass will be celebrated on Tuesday, December 4, 2018 at 10 a.m. in St. Joachim’s Church, Broadway, Rockport. Relatives and friends are cordially invited to attend.
The burial will be held in Beech Grove Cemetery, Rockport. There will be no visiting hours.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in her name to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, P.O. Box 50, Memphis, TN 38101.
Arrangements by the Greely Funeral Home, 212 Washington Street, Gloucester.
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Published on December 1, 2018
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