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1920 - 2014 | Obituary Condolences
WILLIS, Mitchell C. Mitch Of Reading, January 18, 2014, Beloved husband for 52 years to Edna C. (Hollerieth) Willis. Devoted father of Mitchell C. Willis, II and Pamela of Stafford Springs, CT; Anna Nancy Willis and husband Vincent Kiewlen of Bonita Springs, FL; Beverley Eager and Alex of Sarasota, FL; Constance Wocell and Christopher of Guilford, VT; Geraldine Arab and Nasser of Naples, FL; Christine Willis of Quincy, MA; Christopher Willis and Michelle of Wilmington, MA; and Frederick Willis and Melissa of Woburn, MA. He was survived by 13 loving grandchildren, 7 great grandchildren and one great great granddaughter. He was predeceased by his grandson, Paul Willis. He was the brother of the late John Willis and uncle of David Tracey of Oregon. A funeral service celebrating his life will be held on Thursday, January 23 at 10:30 AM at the Douglass, Edgerley and Bessom Funeral Home, 25 Sanborn St. (corner of Woburn St.) READING. Funeral home visiting hours will be Wednesday from 4-8PM with an Elks Service at 7PM. In lieu of flowers contributions may be made in Mitchs memory to the , 480 Pleasant St., Watertown, MA 02472. Mitch was a veteran of WW II US Army Air Force. For on line guest book, directions and information visit johnbdouglassfuneralhome.com
Published in The Boston Globe on Jan. 21, 2014
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