Sheila Faye Mitchell
Chadwick Funeral and Cremation Service - New London
235 Main Street
New London, NH
Sheila Faye (McCabe) Mitchell died peacefully at the Merrimack County Nursing Home in Boscawen, NH on June 22, 2020 at the age of 83. Sheila was born on May 14, 1937 in Boston, MA to James M. "Bim" McCabe and Ruth S. "Toot" (Winslow) McCabe. She graduated from Girls' Latin School in Boston, MA and later became a registered nurse through the Concord Hospital School of Nursing in Concord, NH, and held degrees from the University of New Hampshire and Colby-Sawyer College. She retired after 20 years at the Baird Health and Counseling Center at Colby-Sawyer College.

Sheila resided in New London, NH for over 40 years and was an active member of St. Andrew's Church. She was sharp-witted, caring, and a strong-minded, independent thinker. She loved the ocean, boating, swimming, kayaking, walking, and other outdoor activities, was an avid card player, and spent many summers at her cottage in Newagen, ME.

She is survived by her husband of 61 years, Donald J. Mitchell of New London NH; her children, Robert Soule and his wife Maura of Westwood MA, Donald "DJ" Mitchell and his wife Carrie of Harrisonburg VA, Peter Mitchell and his wife Denise of Newbury NH, Julie Mitchell and her husband Keith Rendall of Wiscasset ME; her siblings, Leita McKenna and her husband Paul of Franklin MA and Sharon Currie and her husband Robert of Harwichport MA; as well as ten grandchildren, and one great-grandchild.

A graveside ceremony will be held at 1pm on Wednesday, July 1 at the West Part Cemetery in New London, NH. In lieu of flowers, please send donations to the Alzheimer's Association or to St. Andrew's Church in New London, NH.

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Published by Concord Montior on Jun. 24, 2020.
Graveside service
West Part Cemetery
, New London, NH
Funeral services provided by:
Chadwick Funeral and Cremation Service - New London
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Sheila was our classmate at Girls Latin School and she was well thought of and respected. She was part of the class of 55 you hear so much about. R.I.P . Our condolences.
Frances McCabe McLean
July 16, 2020
Don and family. I am so sorry to hear of Sheila's death. I have so many really good memories of Sheila. I recently baked an "Aunt Vincie" oatmeal cake, my son's favorite. You both included me and my family in so many fun activities - the circus In Boston, ferry rides to Chapoquoit, many, many lunches at McKenna's and Peter Christians, boat rides. I was part of the family and I treasure all those memories.
Sally Putonen
July 1, 2020
My husband Ivan and I knew Sheila from the Take Heart Program of Concord Hospital. She was very kind and gracious. A memorable person indeed. Our condolences go out to Don and his family.
Nancy Heath
June 29, 2020
Dear Julie and the whole Mitchell family, I am so sorry to hear of the loss of your Mom. I enjoyed working with her at CSC. She was so kind and always asked about my mom and how the family was doing. She was so kind and gentle with the students here. Sending you all my love as you work through your grief.
Liz Nelson LaBelle
June 26, 2020
What an amazing lady! So many fond memories of Sheila and Don at Newagen.She was an inspiration to many, especially my father, Leland, who was next door in the cottage.We spent many family clam bakes with your family, sending love to Don and Julie
Linda Dowling
June 25, 2020
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