ORANGE- Milton H. Mitchell Sr., 94, of Fairman Road, died peacefully at home on Thursday morning, March 2, 2023 with his daughter at his side.
Born in Wareham on February 25, 1929, he was the son of the late Fredrick G. Sr. and Blanche (Bumpus) Mitchell and grew up in Wareham and the Cape area.
Milton enlisted in the United States Marine Corps. on January 10, 1952 and was honorably discharged on May 5, 1954. He had also served in the Army National Guard.
Milton was previously married to Virginia (Smart) ( Comeau).
A hard working jack of all trades Milton was flipping houses years before it was in vogue as well as repairing cars and re-selling them.
Milton enjoyed gardening, lottery tickets, animals, country music and his grand & great grandchildren.
The family would like to thank his visiting nurse, Pat Pearson, the Care Central Hospice nurses Ron, Taylor and Joy, and Kim Pratt who was his home health aide for years and long time family friend, and Veterans Agent Sarah Custer.
Milton is survived by his children, Lanny Mitchell, Dwayne Mitchell (Jenella), Kim Truehart (Rusty Fellows), Milton Mitchell Jr. (Cheryl Chaisson) and Dondi Mitchell (Shirley); grandchildren, Dawn Mitchell, Cassandra Mitchell, Damon Mitchell, Corey Mitchell, Greggory McBride, Eric McBride, Elizabeth Conner, Krista Pulson, Christopher Mitchell, Shawn Regis, Dominic Labonte, Justin Chase, Megan Lane, Joel Mitchell, Leah Mitchell, Seth Mitchell, Brooke Mitchell, Derek Collins Mitchell, Khaetlyn Collins Mitchell, and Joshua Doane; 28 great grandchildren; and many nephews,nieces and friends.
Besides his parents, he was predeceased by a daughter, Toni Lisa Martin in 2017, a granddaughter, Melissa Chrzanowski in 2019 and all his siblings, Gene Mitchell, Raymond Angel, Frederick Mitchell Jr., Richard Mitchell, Melvin Mitchell, Rita Giro Powers, Phyllis George, Sarah Farren and Elva Smith.
There are no calling hours.
Services and interment at the Massachusetts Veterans Memorial Cemetery in Winchendon will be held at a date and time to be announced.
In lieu of flowers donations to Care Central VNA & Hospice,your local animal shelter or the charity of one's choice is suggested.
Witty’s Funeral Home, 158 South Main Street, Orange, is assisting the family.
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