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Brenda A. Powell

September 23, 1949 — May 4, 2024

Chadds Ford, PA

Brenda A. Powell

Brenda Ann (Sturgeon) Powell, age 74, of Chadds Ford, Pennsylvania, passed away unexpectedly on Saturday, May 4, 2024, at her home in Chadds Ford, PA. She was the spouse of the late Wilmer Powell, with whom she shared 26 years of marriage. Brenda was born in Elkton, MD, and was the daughter of the late Creston "Scott" Sturgeon and the late Ann Pyle Sturgeon.   

Brenda retired in 2005 after 25 years as Vice President of Wilmington Trust Company. She also served on the board of Delaware's Arthritis Foundation. 

Brenda enjoyed the outdoors, cooking and baking, reading, traveling, and spending time with her friends and family. As an active friend, mother, and grandmother, Brenda kept busy and lived life to the fullest.  

She will be remembered as a loving grandmother, so proud of her granddaughters. 

Brenda is survived by her daughter, Candace Vogelsong (Adam) of Elkton, MD and her twin granddaughters, Grace and Abigail Vogelsong.  

You are invited to visit with Brenda's family and friends from 2:00-3:00 PM on Monday, June 3, 2024, at the Episcopal Church of the Advent, 401 N. Union St., Kennett Square, PA 19348.  Her Life Celebration Memorial Service will follow at 3:00 PM with reception to follow in the church hall.  

Interment will be held privately.  

In lieu of flowers, contributions in her memory may be made to the Adult Literacy Program of the Kennett Library kennettlibrary.org/donate or checks can be mailed to:  The Kennett Library, Adult Literacy Program, 320 East State Street, Kennett Square, PA 19348 or to Mighty Writers mightywriters.org/donate/ or checks can be mailed to: Mighty Writers, Bok Building, 1901 South Ninth Street, #622, Philadelphia, PA 19148. 


Arrangements are by Matthew Grieco of Grieco Funeral Home & Crematory, Inc. (484-734-8100) of Kennett Square, Pennsylvania. To view Brenda's online obituary, please visit www.griecofunerals.com  
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Visitation

Monday, June 3, 2024

2:00 - 3:00 pm (Eastern time)

Episcopal Church of the Advent

401 N Union St, Kennett Square, PA 19348

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Memorial Service

Monday, June 3, 2024

3:00 - 4:00 pm (Eastern time)

Episcopal Church of the Advent

401 N Union St, Kennett Square, PA 19348

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