Chelsea Powell

Obituary of Chelsea Desireé Powell

Highland Falls, NY

Chelsea Powell, a lifetime area resident passed away unexpectedly on Saturday April 13, 2019 in Newburgh, NY. She was 29 years old. The daughter of Richard A. Powell Jr. and Laura Deford Powell, Chelsea was born in Suffern, NY.

Chelsea was a free spirit who loved animals, nature, making jewelry and attending music concerts (She was a hippie at heart).

She was a member of the Ramapough Lenape Nation and enjoyed dancing at pow-wows with her family. Chelsea also loved spending time with her son William.

She leaves to cherish her memory her parents Father; Richard A. Powell Jr. (wife Linda), Mother; Laura Deford Powell, Maternal grandparents; James P. and Frankie Deford, Paternal grandparents; Richard A. Sr. and Addie Powell. Lifelong Partner; William F. Schaeffer Sr., Son; William F. Schaeffer Jr., Brothers; Richard A. Powell III, and Shane Johnson, Sisters; Taylor Barnett, and Faith Powell. Three Aunts; Three Uncles; many cousins and a host of friends

A celebration of life ceremony will take place on Saturday, May 4, 2019 from 12pm- 3pm at the American Legion Post 633 Hall, 134 Old State Road, Highland Falls, NY.

Funeral arrangements are honorably entrusted to Zygmunt-Murtie Funeral and Cremation Service- Proudly serving Warwick and the surrounding communities. For directions or to leave a condolence please call 845-977-6127 or visit

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