Mary Powell Acquisto – Greensboro, N.C.

Mary Powell Acquisto – Greensboro, N.C.

Mary Powell Acquisto, 95, of Greensboro; N.C., passed away peacefully on December 16, 2017, surrounded by her loving family.

Mary was born on May 19, 1922, in Worcester, Mass., to John and Agnes (Kerr) Powell. She was a graduate of St. Xavier Academy in Providence, R.I., and began her career at New England Telephone and Telegraph.

Mary was predeceased by her husband, Patrick; two sisters, Peggy Orten and Tina Baxter, and one brother, John Powell.

She is survived by her daughter, Patricia, and husband, Eugene (Mac) Morris, of Greensboro, N.C.; son, Jay Acquisto, and wife, Martha, of Cornelius , N.C.; and two grandchildren; Michael Megliola of New York and James Megliola of Arlington, Va.

Mary was the owner and president of Woonsocket Telephone Answering Service and Milford Telephone Answering Service with her husband, Pat, until their retirement to North Carolina in 1986. Prior to their retirement they were lifelong residents of North Smithfield, R.I.

Mary was an avid reader and loyal volunteer at Greensboro Day School lower library for many years.

A service will be held in May, 2018, at St. Plus X Church where Mary was a faithful parishioner for many years. Following the service, a celebration of her life will be held in the Simmons Parish Center for family and friends. Internment in the Church Columbarium will be private.

In lieu of flowers, memorials can be sent to St. Plus Catholic Church, P.O. Box 1358, Greensboro , NC 27415-3588.

May her memory be eternal.