Mary E. Powell, 66

HANNIBAL, NY – Mary E. Powell, 66, of Hannibal, passed away on Thursday July 11, 2013, surrounded by her loving family.

A native of Fulton, she lived in the Hannibal area most of her life.

She was the daughter of Patricia Bailey and the late Frederick Grandjean and married her husband, Harry Powell, on November 12, 1966.

Mary owned and operated Herron’s Fabric Center in Fulton for many years and worked with her husband, Harry, and their, son, Andrew at Granby Discount Carpet in Granby Center.

She had previously worked as a secretary at A.L. Lee Memorial Hospital in Fulton.

Mary was a devoted wife, mother and grandmother to her family.

Surviving are her husband of 46 years, Harry Powell of Hannibal; a son, Andrew (Theresa) Powell of Hannibal; and grandchildren, Sarah, Meghan and Jacob Powell and Sarah and Amanda Beginski.

Calling hours will be held from 4 to 7 p.m. Monday at Foster Funeral Home, 837 Cayuga St., Hannibal, with graveside services 11 a.m. Tuesday at Hannibal Village Cemetery, West Street, Hannibal.

Foster Funeral Home, Inc.


  1. Sorry to hear this. Mary was a good friend throughout my school years. I always looked forward to seeing her and Harry at our reunions.

  2. To Harry and his family my deepest sympathy, thoughts and prayers are with you all. I am so sorry to hear about Mary i used to hang around with her and Joan Wood in school those were the great days. Mary was a great lady and has and never will be forgotten. Joan Wood and myself would have a great time together with Mary.

  3. Dearest Harry, Andrew, Theresa and family,

    We are so sorry to hear the new’s of Mary’s passing.
    Our thought and prayers are with you especially now going threw this terrible grief.
    With heartfelt Sympathy.
    Monica and Bob Donaldson.

  4. Harry, Sorry to hear of Mary’s passing. We all grew up together at school,and it seems like those were truly the “good old days” Hang on to all your memories..

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