John Mitchell, Jr

Obituary of John A. Mitchell, Jr

John A Mitchell, Jr., passed away at home on April 1st, 2021 at age 85. Born January 7, 1936, he was the son of the late John A Mitchell, Sr. & Stella (Van Zandt) Mitchell of Nyack, New York. He graduated from St Cecilia High School in Englewood, NJ and attended Villanova University. He volunteered for the U.S. Army January 1955 and served until December 1955. He was an avid hunter, lover of nature, sports fan, and most importantly devoted husband and father. He started Conveyor and Storage Systems and was self-employed for nearly 30 years before retiring in 2006. He was predeceased by his parents and his younger sister, Patricia Pesner. He is survived by his loving wife of 60 years, Joan (Hoyle) Mitchell, his two step-children: Jim Nolan and his wife Lucy, and Ann Mitchell, and his four daughters: Elizabeth McKeown and husband Charles, Gail Hill and husband Tom, Carol Neyhart and husband Russ, and Jennifer Keat and husband Kevin and his ten grandchildren: Jennifer (Nolan) D'Angelo, Andrew Hill, Katelyn Hill, Jessica McKeown, Alden Keat, Amanda Neyhart, Cory Cockley, Jackie Neyhart, Colton Keat, and Evan Keat and 3 great grandchildren. A private Mass of Christian burial will be held at St Jude's Roman Catholic Church with burial to follow at Cedar Ridge Cemetery in Blairstown, NJ. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to From the Heart Elder Care, 521 Co Rd 515, Vernon Township, NJ 07462 or a charity of your choice. Arrangements are under the direction of Newbaker Funeral Home, 200 Route 94, Blairstown, NJ 07825
Monday
5
April

Mass

11:00 am
Monday, April 5, 2021
St. Jude Roman Catholic Church
7 Eisenhower Road
Blairstown, New Jersey, United States

Final Resting Place

Cedar Ridge Cemetery
Rt 94
Blairstown, New Jersey, United States
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