Evelyn Hoffman Powell, 92 of Tewksbury Township

Evelyn Hoffman Powell


Evelyn Hoffman Powell, 92 of Tewksbury Township passed peacefully in her sleep on December 10, 2017.

Born June 27, 1925 to the late Raymond & Ethel (Moore) Hoffman, Evelyn was raised on the “Home Farm” in Fairmount with her siblings, Raymond, Myron & Ruth and she lived in the township for more than 90 years.

She graduated from the Presbyterian Hospital School of Nursing in Newark NJ in 1947 and worked as a Registered Nurse until she retired.  She married her husband of 60 years Wesley L. Powell at the Fairmount United Methodist Church, of which she was a lifelong member.

She loved art, music and spending time with her family.  Visits with her grandchildren & great grandchildren especially brightened her days.

Evelyn is survived by her children, Wayne Powell and his wife Marie of Kennesaw, GA and Faith Fennimore and her husband Paul of Pittstown, NJ as well as five grandchildren and 8 great grandchildren.  She was predeceased by her husband and her siblings.

At her request, there will be no formal memorial service.  A private burial will be held at the Fairmount United Methodist Cemetery.  In lieu of flowers, donations in Evelyn’s memory should be made to the Fairmount United Methodist Church 228 Old Turnpike Road, Califon NJ 07830.