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John F. “Jack” Mitchell

Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, USA
Death 13 Feb 2009 (aged 79)
Rochester, Beaver County, Pennsylvania, USA
Burial Beaver, Beaver County, Pennsylvania, USA
Plot Section 14 Central ;;Lot/Crypt Number 228 ;;Grave/Tier Number A
Memorial ID 100372195 · View Source
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John F. "Jack" Mitchell, 79, of Beaver, passed away Friday afternoon, February 13, 2009 at Rochester Manor following an extended illness. Born July 30, 1929 in Pittsburgh, he was a son of the late Dr. John A. and June Slater Mitchell and had been a resident of Beaver and Brighton Township since 1960. A 1952 graduate of Allegheny College, Meadville, he began working for the Beaver County Times in 1955 as a reporter and retired as the editor after over 40 years of service. He was a member and past president of the Pennsylvania Society of Newspaper Editors, past president of United Press International Editors of PA, and was active in the community. He formerly served as a member and advisory board member of Harmony Associates, Old Economy, was a member and advisory board member of the Beaver County branch of the American Lung Association, was former chairman of the United Way of Beaver County and his proudest accomplishment was serving on the board of directors of the Beaver Area Memorial Library. As president of the Library Board, he successfully led the campaign that resulted in the library expansion in 2003. He was preceded in death by his wife of 56 years, Jane S. Mitchell, who passed away on December 28, 2005. Surviving are two sons and daughters-in-law, Jack and Patty Mitchell, Silver Spring, MD, and Jeffrey and Gayle Mitchell, Findlay, OH; three grandchildren, Hailey Mitchell, Ryan and Eric Mitchell; two brothers and sisters-in-law, David S. and Lota Mitchell, Pittsburgh, and Robert B. and Janet Mitchell, State College, PA.

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  • Added: 8 Nov 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 100372195
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for John F. “Jack” Mitchell (30 Jul 1929–13 Feb 2009), Find A Grave Memorial no. 100372195, citing Beaver Cemetery and Mausoleum, Beaver, Beaver County, Pennsylvania, USA ; Maintained by San (contributor 47126670) .