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“I miss you so much Ma, mother's day is coming and it's going to be a rough one. i love you so much. ”
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“You showed us all how to enjoy life and to care for one another. I remember when I was you, How i loved sleeping in your bed. Even times when I had...Read More »
2 of 7 | Posted by: DeShaun Parkes - Hartford, CT

“To my "Other" mother, whose love and kindness was a rock in my life. Marcia Satlow ”
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“To The Family of Dorothy Powell I work with your Mom at Hartford Hospital.She was special to me a beautiful woman know she was love by many you are...Read More »
4 of 7 | Posted by: Donnell Forte - Hartford, CT

“To the Powell Family. We are praying for all of you. To Ms. Yvonne Wynter we love you. I pray that God will strengthen you day by day and keep the...Read More »
5 of 7 | Posted by: Evg. Shiann Rutledge - Bristol, CT

“sympathy To The Family Of Dorothy Powell Lorita Headley & Carolyn Knight we worked together at Hartford Hospital She Will Be Missed , We Love Her...Read More »
6 of 7 | Posted by: Carolyn Knight - East Hartford, CT

“With deepest sympathy during this time of difficulty. ”
7 of 7 | Posted by: Carmon Community Funeral Homes - CT


Dorothy Louise Powell, 81, of Grant-Valkaria, FL and formerly of Hartford, beloved wife for over 50 years of the late Edward Powell, passed away peacefully on Saturday, April 8, 2017, at Holmes Medical Center, in Melbourne, FL. Born in Kingston, Jamaica, West Indies on December 2, 1935, daughter of the late Renford Bogle and Doris (Davis) Hoyte, she had lived in Jamaica and was raised by her stepmother, the late Julia Robinson, before immigrating to Toronto, Canada and then to Hartford over 40 years ago. Dorothy worked as a dietary aid at Hartford Hospital for 18 years until her retirement. She was a member of the United Methodist Church of Hartford for many years and was actively involved in many groups and committees within the life of the church. Most of all, Dorothy will be remembered as a very compassionate, kind, and giving person who touched the lives of many people. Her selfless care for many led to her commonly used nickname of "Mom". She leaves to mourn her passing six sons, Edward Powell, Jr. of Hartford, Mark Powell of Brooklyn, NY, Andrew Powell of Ft. Lauderdale, FL, Norman Powell of Spanish Town, Jamaica, Tony Williams of Pennsylvania, Donovan Powell of Hartford; seven daughters, Cynthia Stewart and her husband Michael whom she made her home with, of Grant-Valkaria, FL, Yvonne Wynter and her husband Anthony of Windsor, and DebbieAnn Chelunor and her husband Henry of Hartford, Vera Powell of Ft. Lauderdale, FL, Iceline Powell of Pennsylvania, Theresa Powell of Brooklyn, NY, Yvonne Walters of Bronx, NY; a sister, Elitha Hoyte of Kingston, Jamaica; 27 grandchildren, Omar, Kimeka, Michelle, Kevon, Corey, Chenay, Clu, Crossy, Edward, III, Shauny, Stacy, Chukwukdi, Carlene, Errol, Dwight, Paula, Charlie, Tayesha, Donnette, Tasha, Andrea, Roger, Codi-Ann, Sean, Susan, David, and Kendall; 41 great grandchildren, Mya, Kemar, Tayena, Neveyah, Savannah, Theo, Deanna, Alivia, Naomi, Victoria, Michael, Kadean, Trudiann, Jonathan, Kemani, Kyon, Makai, Taj, Kemar, Levi, Shiloh, Ameniah, Mariam, Fadakar, Salmon, Aeniecia, Adrea, Milo, Aleia, Malakiah, Adrian, Shaque, Nememiah, Ralando, Shenelle, Dominic, Cadesha, Craig, Legeorn, Kimari, and Ajahni; 12 nieces and nephews, Rosalyn Laing, Lorna Lowe, Janet Thompson, Valerie Laing, Winsome Chin, Dennis Hoyte, Troy Rickett, Billy Rickett, Kirk Rickett, Richard Laing, and Ian Laing; her close friends that she referred to as her daughters, Dr. Marcia Satlow of Watertown and Ruth Sweeney of Hartford, and Elaine Davis of Hartford; two close friends that were like sisters, Ruth Baugh of Hartford and Vivene Facey of Spanish Town, Jamaica; special family friends, the Baugh, Smith, and Wynter families; and a host of other relatives and friends too numerous to mention. Her family will receive friends on Friday, April 21, 3-6 p.m., at the Carmon Windsor Funeral Home, 807 Bloomfield Ave., Windsor and on Saturday, April 22, 9-10 a.m., at the United Methodist Church of Hartford, 571 Farmington Ave., Hartford. A Homegoing Service will be held on Saturday, April 22, 10 a.m., at the United Methodist Church of Hartford. Burial will follow in Cedar Hill Cemetery, Hartford. The family has requested that memorial donations be made to the Circle of Hands Foundation, FBO Ramone Scarlett, P.O. Box 4279, Hartford, CT 06147-4279.