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Mother Doretha Powell of Bloomfield, CT passed away peacefully to be with the Lord early morning January 11, 2018. In the last days of her life she was in the constant company of family and church members. Her laugh, smile and ability to light up the room will be deeply missed. Before retiring and moving to Connecticut she worked for many years as a nurse’s aid in the neonatal unit of Brooklyn Jewish Hospital, NY. She was born on December 24, 1931 in Cerro Gordo, NC to the late Martha and Raney Fore. She was the wife of the late Ernest Powell. She is survived by her sisters, Beulah Bailey of Greensboro, NC and Shirley Watson of Bloomfield CT. She is predeceased by her brothers, Jason and Cal Willie Fore, and sister, Estelle Fore. A Wake and Homegoing Celebration will be held on Tuesday, January 16 at the Apostolic Fellowship Church, 1153 Blue Hills Avenue in Bloomfield, CT. The Wake will be 10 AM-noon. The Homegoing Celebration starts at noon. Burial will immediately follow at Mountain View Cemetery in Bloomfield, CT. For online condolences please visit