JAMES EATON MITCHELL, 93, of Grove City, formerly of Mars, passed away Wednesday, June 24, 2020 at Orchard Manor.
He was born August 31, 1926 in McKeesport, the son of James L. and Eileen L. Mitchell. He married his wife, Ethel Irene McWhinney on May 3, 1948. She passed away October 11, 2002.
Jim retired as a custodian for the Mars Area School District. He had also worked at Step Saver Kitchens in Evans City and as a school bus driver for Pine-Richland. He graduated from Mars High School in 1944. He was a member of the Rose Point Reformed Presbyterian Church, New Castle.
Surviving are his sons: James R. (Bettie) Mitchell of Farmville, VA and Lt. Col., USAF (Ret.) Robert E. (Yu-Chih) Mitchell of Colorado Springs, CO; .his grandchildren: James L (Diane) Mitchell, David A. (Maryjane) Mitchell, Amanda (Aaron) Shepit, Lynda Schuchert (widow of Jeremy Schuchert), and Joshua Schuchert; and his great grandchildren: James Paul and Joey Mitchell, Billie, Sandra, Leisa, and Alana Mitchell, Alexander, Elizabeth, and Aislin Shepit, and Jack Schuchert; his brother John M. Mitchell, Volant, PA, his sister Mary Eileen Mitchell Mullinnix, Indianapolis, IN; and numerous nieces, nephews, and cousins.
Preceding in death were his parents, his wife, his brother Edward L. Mitchell, his daughter Elizabeth Schuchert, and his grandson Jeremy Schuchert.
A memorial service will be held later at the convenience of the family. Internment was in the Rose Point Reformed Presbyterian Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Rose Point Reformed Presbyterian Church, 468 Rose Point Road, New Castle, PA 16101.