Bennett and Houser Funeral Home, Inc.

312 East Locust Street, Clearfield, PA


Marilyn M. Mitchell

February 4, 1928October 28, 2019

Marilyn M. Mitchell, 91, of Milton, FL, formerly of Clearfield, PA, passed away peacefully on Monday, October 28, 2019 with her children by her side.

She was born February 4, 1928 to the late Lex K. and Olive (Dinges) Miller. Following her graduation from Clearfield Area High School in 1946, she was employed by the Joseph and Elizabeth Shaw Public Library. She married Robert L. Mitchell on June 24, 1951 in Clearfield, PA. They were happily married for 61 years until his death on September 8, 2012. The remainder of her career was spent as a homemaker and mother; she excelled at both.

Mom was an avid reader and gardener. She enjoyed puzzles and adult coloring books. She and Dad were Penn State season ticket holders and Pittsburgh Steelers fans. She was also a past member of the Clearfield Women’s Club and the NON Club of Clearfield.

Mrs. Mitchell is survived by a daughter, Deborah M. Houser of Alger, WA, son Scott L. Mitchell and his wife Donna of Milton, FL and Gary R. Mitchell and wife Kim of Milton, FL. She is also survived by 6 grandchildren, 8 great-grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews.

In addition to her parents, her husband, Robert L. Mitchell and her son-in-law, Donald A. Houser, she was preceded in death by her five brothers.

The family will receive friends from 10am until 12pm on Sunday, November 10, 2019 at the Bennett and Houser Funeral Home, Inc. Grave side services will follow at 1pm at Pine Grove Cemetery with Pastor Dick Mitchell officiating. Burial will be in Pine Grove Cemetery.

Bennett and Houser Funeral Home in Clearfield, PA is in charge of the arrangements.

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  • Graveside Service Sunday, November 10, 2019


Marilyn M. Mitchell

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