44, Jupiter, FL, formerly of Northern Cambria, passed away June 4, 2017, In West Palm Beach, FL. Preceded in death by mother, Carisia (Taranto) Powers; maternal grandparents, James and Mary (Smolko) Taranto and paternal grandmother, Bernice Powers. Survived by father, Rick Powers, and wife Ava, Loretto; and several aunts, uncles and cousins. Christina was a 1990 graduate of Northern Cambria High School and later attained an Associate Degree in Communications and an RN Degree from Mount Aloysius College. Formerly employed in the communications industry for Fox 8 TV in Johnstown, ESPN in Connecticut; and for a television news service in Florida. She also worked as an event planner for several years. Christina was loved by her family and friends and will be greatly missed. She was a true animal lover and found great joy in the companionship of her pets. Friends will be received from 9:00 - 11:00 a.m. Saturday, June 17, 2017, at Moriconi Funeral Home, Inc., Northern Cambria. A memorial mass will follow at 11:15 a.m. at Prince of Peace Chapel, Northern Cambria. Fr. Larry Lacovic, officiating. Committal, St. Patrick Cemetery.
Published on  June 13, 2017