Obituary: Christopher G. Powell

Christopher G. Powell

SHELTON — Mr. Christopher “Chris” G. Powell, 34, of Shelton, passed away early Sunday morning, Dec. 18, from injuries sustained in a motor vehicle accident. He was the husband of the late Barbara (Clark) (Marxo) Powell. They were married Oct. 30, 2010

Chris was born in Manhattan, N.Y., Oct. 7, 1977, a son of Kenneth W. Powell and Brigitta (Backroos) (Powell) Ryan and had been a Shelton resident for the past four months, having formerly lived in Ansonia. He was a mason by trade and had been employed the Archdiocese of Hartford Cemetery Association for the past 11 years, working at Mt. St. Peters Cemetery in Derby.

Besides his father of Brewster, N.Y. and his mother of Shelton, Chris is survived by two sons, Travis J. Marxo and his wife Charlotte and Micheil A. Marxo and his companion Ashley Groves all of Milford; a daughter Valerie L. Shults and her husband Ross of Kittery, Maine; three grandchildren, Billy Hughey, IV, Dashiell Marxo and Rodney Shults.

Joint funeral services for Barb and Chris will be held on Friday, Dec. 23, at 10 a.m. at the Alderson Funeral Home of Naugatuck, 201 Meadow St. (Route 63). Burial will follow in Mt. St. Peters Cemetery, 219 New Haven Ave. (Route 34), Derby. Friends may call at the funeral home on Thursday, Dec. 22, from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m.

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