Brigitte W. Pow­ell

Cecil Whig - - OBITUARIES -

Brigitte Wil­helmine Pow­ell, age 76, of Elk­ton, MD, passed away Satur­day, Oc­to­ber 6, 2018.

Born in Mannheim, Ger­many, on Jan­uary 30, 1942, she was the daugh­ter of the late Ernst A.W. Meis­ter and Fried­hilde Schuh­macher Meis­ter Rit­ter.

Mrs. Pow­ell had worked at RMR and Ce­cil Lanes, and re­tired from High­way Ven­tures. Dur­ing her spare time, she en­joyed es­cap­ing to her camp­site re­treat in Ch­ester­town, MD. When she was home, she would watch her “soaps”, cook­ing shows, west­erns and The Golden Girls. Brigitte’s world re­volved around her fam­ily and more than any­thing, she loved tak­ing care of her grand­ba­bies, do­ing so un­til re­cently be­com­ing ill.

Sur­vivors in­clude her hus­band of 13 years, Dairre Pow­ell; chil­dren, Peggy Lane, Janet Lot­man (James), both of Elk­ton, MD, Wil­liam Karashin (Kim­berly), Ris­ing Sun, MD, and To­nia Tussie (Mark), Wilm­ing­ton, DE; si­b­lings, Richard Rit­ter, Elk­ton, MD, Wil­fried Rit­ter, Gib­son, NC, and Re­becca Leonard, Ok­la­homa City, OK; 11 grand­chil­dren; and 11 great-grand­chil­dren.

In ad­di­tion to her par­ents, Mrs. Pow­ell was pre­ceded in death by her first hus­band, Ernest W. Karashin; and si­b­lings, Ruth and James Rit­ter.

Fu­neral ser­vice with in­ter­ment in Elk­ton Ceme­tery will be pri­vate.


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