Irene F. (Dunphy) Mitchell, of Hull, died unexpectedly on Friday, Aug. 22, 2014. The beloved wife of 64 years to William G. Mitchell of Hull. Loving mother of Peggy Rand of Hull, Betty Ann Doherty of Whitman, Kathy Mitchell and Jack Mitchell, both of Scituate and Marie Bradley of Hull. Irene is survived by her 8 grandchildren and 5 great-grandchildren. Daughter of the late Francis and Agnes (Cain) Dunphy. Sister of the late Paul Dunphy. She is also survived by many nieces and nephews. Irene was a life long resident of Hull. She was a graduate of Hingham High School Class of 1945. Irene worked as a secretary for the Hull School Department at the Damon School for 15 years. After her retirement from the school department, she began working for the Department of Mental Health, where she continued working for 10 years. Irene ended her working career at the bookstore in Glastonbury Abbey after 10 years of service. She enjoyed reading, calligraphy and growing her famous flowers in her flower boxes. She was always up to the challenge of a crossword puzzle and she enjoyed knitting. Nothing gave her as much pleasure as sitting on her front porch with her beloved husband Bill, together they enjoyed looking at the beautiful flowers they took such great care of. Irenes life was devoted to her family, they were all that was truly important to her. She will be remembered as a beautiful women both inside and out, who had a great sense of humor. She will be sadly missed by all. Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend the visiting hours in the Pyne Keohane Funeral Home, 21 Emerald St. (off Central) Hingham on Tuesday 4 - 8 p.m. A celebration of life service will be held in the funeral home on Wednesday at 10:15 a.m. prior to the funeral Mass in St. Anns Church at 11 a.m. Burial in Hull Village Cemetery. Donations in memory of Irene may be made to Making Strides for Breast Cancer-
, 5 Manley St., West Bridgewater, MA. See www.Keohane.com for directions and online condolences.
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Published in The Patriot Ledger from Aug. 23 to Aug. 25, 2014