Marion Mitchell, 89, of Elizabethtown, formerly of Clairton, died surrounded by her loving family on Saturday June 10, 2017. She was born September 8, 1927 in Jefferson Borough and was the daughter of the late James and Nora Mahoney Allen. She was the wife of the late Grant V. Mitchell, Jr., who died August 2009. She was a member of the First United Methodist Church of Clairton, Order of the Eastern Star Chapter 316, and the Elizabeth Township Senior Citizens. Marion was a former Home Health Care Nurse' Aid and was also a former Activities Coordinator at Lifespan. She was an avid Steelers fan and was always decked out in black and gold. She is survived by her loving sons, Grant (Linda) Mitchell of Elizabethtown, and Patrick Mitchell of Marietta, loving daughters, Jacqueline (John) Evans of Brownsville, Denise Mitchell of Elizabeth Twp., and Rebecca (Tony) Mitchell-Perry of Clairton, 8 grandchildren, and 10 great-grandchildren that she loved and adored dearly.
She was preceded in death by her brothers, Fred and Eugene Allen and her great-grandson, Scott Swartz, Jr.. There is no visitation. Memorial service was held in the Round Hill Cemetery Chapel on Friday June 16, 2017. The Rev. Hal Dangel, officiated. Burial followed. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to First United Methodist Church of Clairton, 500 Thompson Avenue, Clairton, PA 15025 or Humane Animal Rescue, 1101 Western Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15233. Arrangements are by the Gilbert Funeral Home and Crematory, Inc. 6028 Smithfield Street, Boston, Elizabeth Township. (412) 751-5000 Drew J. Gilbert, director. Condolences may be made at gilbertfuneralhomeandcrematory.com
Originally published June 17, 2017.