Mary W. Mitchell
Mrs. Mary W. Mitchell, age 97, of Millcroft in Newark, DE, formerly of Wilmington Manor, went home to be with the Lord on Friday, October 8, 2010.
Mrs. Mitchell was born in Roanoke, VA, on November 1, 1912, daughter of the late J. W. Robertson and Lucy Spradlin Robertson. She was a devout Christian, strong in faith and prayer, and a longtime, active member of Bethany Baptist Church. A talented homemaker, she devoted her life to caring for her beloved family. She will be long remembered for her gentle, compassionate, and loving nature. She was also an avid Phillies fan.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her loving husband, Bernice T. Mitchell, daughters, Christine Erhart, Betty Napolski, Nancy Stanley, grandson, Steven Napolski, and great granddaughter, Beth Willis. She is survived by her sons, Gilbert T. Mitchell (Janet) of Clayton, DE, and Ronald S. Mitchell (Diane Smith) of Goodyear, AZ; 12 grandchildren; 25 great grandchildren; and 32 great great grandchildren.
The family would like to thank Mrs. Mitchells caregivers at Millcroft and Compassionate Care Hospice.
A funeral service will be held at 11 am on Thursday, October 14, 2010, at the Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Home, 1000 N. DuPont Parkway, New Castle, DE, where visitation will begin at 10 am. Interment will follow in Gracelawn Memorial Park, 2220 N. DuPont Parkway, New Castle, DE.
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