I Met Ellis at the Locarno Dance Hall, Sauchiehall Street, Glasgow, Scotland. Ellis’s ship was docked in Glasgow for a couple of days. He walked into the Locarno, saw me, out enjoying an evening from work, and the rest is history!!!

Janetta Powell

Born: August 25, 1924 - Saturday, June 6, 1998
Maiden Name: Auld
From: Queen’s Park, Glasgow, Scotland
Husband: Ellis Burton Powell, Able Seaman, Royal Navy
Date of Marriage: February 5th, 1944, St. Mary’s Church, Glasgow Scotland
Ships Name: S.S. Nova Scotia
Date of Departure: July 1952
Port of Arrival in Canada: Pier 21, Halifax, Nova Scotia
Traveled to NL. on: S.S. Kyle
Port of Arrival in NL: Port aux Basque
Settled in: Corner Brook
Children: Darius, Robert and Mary

Last updated by daughter Mary, Dec. 4, 2010 .
Information from

The Telegram
Extract of Obituaries For Those Who Died
Away from their Original Place of Birth
YEAR 1998
June 08

POWELL, Janetta Cassels (Auld)

Passed away Saturday, June 6, 1998 at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital JANETTA POWELL, in her 73rd year. Born August 25, 1924 at Glasgow, Scotland to Robert Cassels Auld and Mary (Lees) Auld. Mrs. Powell was a war bride and the last member of her family in Scotland. She was predeceased by husband Ellis Burton Powell, Corner Brook, a Veteran of The Royal Navy, in 1987. Also predeceased by her brother William; and sister Mary, Scotland; and brother Robert, Australia. She is survived by sons: Darius (Doreen), Howie Centre, Nova Scotia, Robert (Catherine), St. John`s; and daughter Mary, Corner Brook, with whom she resided. Also survived by five grandchildren, three great-grandchildren; and a large number of nieces, nephews, other relatives in Canada, Scotland, United States and Australia. The family will be receiving friends at the Family Residence: 39 East Valley Rd., Corner Brook, Sunday and Monday from 2-4 and 7-9. The Memorial Service will be held Tuesday, June 9th at 2:00 p.m. from the First United Church, Park St. As expressions of sympathy, Memorial Donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Fillatre`s Funeral Home.

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