MITCHELL, Donald L. Passed away peacefully at home on June 23, 2009, his 75th birthday. Born in Reading, PA, he was a resident of Somerdale, NJ, where he died, and North Ft. Myers, FL. Loving and devoted husband of 54 years to Nancy M. Mitchell (nee Davidheiser). Loving father of Donna M. (Donald) Russo of Cherry Hill, Barbara A. (Gregory) Russ of Cherry Hill, Steven A. Mitchell of Phila., and Patricia M. (Lawrence) Golley of Laurel Springs. Grandpop of Scott, Sara, Jaclyn, Randall, Daniel (Rachel), Amanda, Christopher and Sean and great-grandfather of Riley. Also survived by his sister, Fern Frey of Harrisburg, PA. Don was a founding member of TBAA in Gloucester Twp. and President in 1971. He served in the Naval Reserves and was an active member of Stetser-Lamartine American Legion Post #281 in Chews Landing. He was a member of the Honor Guard, chairman of the children's Christmas party and the committee to financially support needy families in the township. Don was dedicated to his family and generous to all those who knew him. An avid golfer, sports fan and traveler, he will be sadly missed by all. Relatives and friends are invited to attend the viewing from 6 to 9pm Friday eve at GARDNER FUNERAL HOME, RUNNEMEDE. Funeral Mass 10am Saturday at Our Lady of Grace RC Church, Somerdale. Interment St. Joseph's Cemetery, Chews Landing. Donations may be made in Don's memory to Stetser Lamartine American Legion Post #281, P.O. Box 94, Glendora, NJ 08029 or to the
, 1851 Old Cuthbert Rd., Cherry Hill, NJ 08034. Expressions of sympathy may be e-mailed to Condolences@GardnerFuneralhome.com.
The Guest Book is expired.
Published in Courier-Post from June 24 to June 25, 2009