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MITCHELL, Patricia (Corcoran)

MITCHELL - Patricia T. Corcoran
June 28, 2011, wife of the late Thomas L. Mitchell; mother of Maureen (Kevin) Mitchell-Tardivi, Kerry C. (Joanna Angie) Mitchell and Lauren L. Mitchell; grandmother of Shannon K. MacAloon of Novi, MI and Donald James "D.J." (Jennifer) MacAloon of Bloomfield Hills, MI. Mrs. Mitchell was a graduate of Buffalo Seminary and the University at Buffalo. For four years, during World War II, she was a 1st Emergency Observer at the Buffalo Weather Bureau. She taught mathematics and coached sports at the Park School and later in the Upper School in the Buffalo Seminary. She acquired her pilot's license in 1945 and was a Democratic precinct delegate to the Michigan State Convention in 1968. She enjoyed gardening, art, varied sports, traveling plus loved animals and nature. The Family lived in Birmingham and Bloomfield Hills, MI for 30 years before returning to Buffalo, and their cottage in Ridgeway, Ontario, in 1986. Donations may be made to the SPCA, 205 Ensminger Rd., Tonawanda, NY 14150. Family and friends are invited to attend Funeral Services on Friday, July 1 at 10 AM in the Forest Lawn Chapel. Online condolences may be sent to the family at Arrangements by O'Connell-Murphy
Funeral Home.

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