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Jean M. (nee Sherman) Mitchell

Obituary for Jean M. (nee Sherman) Mitchell

March 23, 2018


Jean M. (nee Sherman) Mitchell passed away on Friday, March 23rd, 2018, at the age of 90. Born in Nanticoke, Pa to the late Harvey and Victoria (Swiderski) Sherman, Jean moved to Fairless Hills, Pa and became a member of Emilie United Methodist Church in 1998. She was also an active member in the United Methodist Women's Group. Jean was a graduate of Nanticoke High School, and spent 2 years at Drexel University. She worked as an administrative assistant at various companies and enjoyed her 20 plus years at Cliveden House in Germantown. She was an active member of the Order of the Eastern Star, Boy and Girlscouts, Philadelphia Schools PTA, Federation of business and Professional Women, and various committees at Emilie United Methodist Church. Jean enjoyed hand crafts, walks on the beach, and spending time with her family, especially her cherished grandchildren.

Preceded in death by her beloved husband, John Mitchell III, Jean is survived by her adoring children Sheryl M. (Frank) LaRosa and John H. (Mary) Mitchell, her grandchildren Lisa (John) Jackson, Brie LaRosa, John C. (Kelly) Mitchell, Kristi (Jason) McHenry, Vicki LaRosa, and Jennielynn (Joseph Coffin) Mitchell, and 13 great grand children.

Family and friends are invited to Jean's Life Celebration on Thursday, March 29th, from 11 AM – 12 PM, followed by her Funeral Service at 12 PM, at the Beck Givnish Life Celebration Home, 7400 New Falls Rd., Levittown, Pa 19055.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions, in Jean's name, may be made to the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation via their website, click the Donate button.

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7400 New Falls Rd.
Levittown, PA 19055
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