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William Thomas Mitchell, Jr.

Asheville - William Thomas Mitchell, Jr., 84, of Asheville, died on Sunday, February 23, 2014, at Clare Bridge of Asheville.

A native of New York, NY, Mr. Mitchell was a son of the late William Thomas Mitchell, Sr., and Margaret Cosgrove Mitchell. He was also preceded in death by his sister, Catherine Mitchell.

Mr. Mitchell had worked as the Director of Information Services for ITT and for the town of Brookline, MA. He was also a veteran of the U.S. National Guard, a 4th-dregee Knight of the Knights of Columbus, and a member of the Ancient Order of Hibernians, and a member of St. Joan of Arc Catholic Church.

Mr. Mitchell is survived by his wife, Mary Ann Amberg Mitchell; daughter, Susan M. Mitchell; sons, William T. and Thomas V. Mitchell; and two grandchildren, Patrick Mitchell and Dakota Crandell.

A Funeral Mass will be celebrated for Mr. Mitchell on Friday at 11:00 a.m. at St. Joan of Arc Catholic Church. Inurnment will follow in the church's columbarium.

Mr. Mitchell's family will receive friends from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. Thursday evening at Groce Funeral Home on Patton Ave.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Western Carolina, 3800 Shamrock Drive, Charlotte, NC 28215, or to CarePartners Hospice, P.O. Box 25338, Asheville, NC 28813.

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Published in the Asheville Citizen-Times on Feb. 25, 2014
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