Gilbert L. âGillyâ Mitchell âformerly of Shinglehouse, PAâ
Bradford, RI----Gilbert LaVerne âGillyâ Mitchell, 60, of Bradford, RI, formerly of Shinglehouse, PA, passed away unexpectedly on Sunday, July 21, 2013.
Born May 3, 1953 in Wellsville, NY, he was a son of Lloyd L. Mitchell and Ruth Wood Mitchell Jackson. He was married to Anna Mastropietro, who survives.
Mr. Mitchell was a graduate of Oswayo Valley High School in Shinglehouse and was a U.S. Marine Corps veteran having served his country for 9 years.
He had been employed as a welder.
Surviving besides his wife of Massachusetts; are five children, Tonya Mitchell, Craig Mitchell, Paul Mitchell, Michael Mitchell, and Michelle Mitchell; several grandchildren; two brothers, Dick (Betty) Mitchell of Bolivar, NY and Chet (Letha) Mitchell of Ischua, NY; three sisters, Rachael (Victor) Jackson of Springfield, GA, Millie (Bill) Blauvelt of Shinglehouse, and Elsie (Herb) Austin of Corry, PA; several nieces and nephews; and his companion of many years, Donna McDonald of Bradford, RI.
In addition to his parents, Gilly was predeceased by his loving stepfather, Paul F. Jackson; two sisters, Betty Mitchell and Arlene Mitchell; and two brothers, Arvis Mitchell and Norman Mitchell.
Friends are invited to attend a memorial service on Sunday, July 28, 2013 at 2 p.m. at the Christian and Missionary Alliance Church, Honeoye Street, Shinglehouse, with the Rev. James E. Haddon, pastor, officiating.
Flowers are gratefully declined. Memorials may be made to the Christian and Missionary Alliance Church, PO Box 146, Shinglehouse, PA 16748.