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Elaine C. "Penny" Mitchell

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Elaine C. "Penny" Mitchell

AGE: 79 • Elsmere

Passed away March 30, 2016 with her family by her side.

Born July 4, 1939, she was a real firecracker. Elaine worked in Environmental Services at Christiana Hospital retiring in 2003. She loved to collect angels, crochet, working 9 piece puzzles and sit outside. She would get her exercise by walking around the thrift store looking for bargains. Elaine looked forward to her Thursday lunches at Wendy's with her friends and going to her son, John's for cookouts, where she was always sure to bring her homemade salsa.

Elaine was preceded in death by her brothers, Albert Flowers and Robert Flowers; her twin sister, Alice Jane Johnson, her son, Lawrence R Mitchell Jr.; and her great granddaughter, Atlantis Y. McLane.

She will be dearly missed by her children, Christine McLane (Jim), Marla Petty-Criddle (Jim) and John Mitchell (Kathy); her grandchildren, Faith, Mickey and wife, Danielle, Jessica, Christopher, Gage, Mitchell, Eric, Tiffany and Carli; her great grandchildren, Jimmy, Sofia, Joseph and Andrew. Elaine is also survived by her brother Charles Flowers.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend the funeral services for Elaine on Thursday, April 7th at 11:00 am and Gracelawn Memorial Park Chapel, 2220 N. DuPont Hwy., New Castle, DE 19720. Friends may call at the chapel from 10:00-11:00. Interment will follow the service in the adjoining cemetery.

In lieu of flowers the family asks contribution be made in Elaine's name to the , 7272 Greenville Ave., Dallas, TX 75231


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Published in The News Journal from Apr. 4 to Apr. 6, 2016
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