Patricia J. Mitchell, of Media, PA and formerly of Hockessin, DE passed away peacefully on November 4, 2017 at Sunrise Senior Living of Granite Run, Media, Pa.
She was born in Lansing, Michigan, a daughter of Ralph and Ray Brosius. Prior to retirement, she owned and operated her own photography business. She was a veteran of the Women Auxiliary Corp of the U.S. Army. Patricia loved gardening and hosting company at her Hockessin home. She will be greatly missed by her loving family.
Patricia was pre-deceased by her husband, Robert E. Mitchell.
Mrs. Mitchell is survived by her two children, David C. Mitchell and his wife Sue and her daughter, Kathryn M. Pumphrey and her husband, Richard; her six grandchildren, Avonlea R. Mitchell, Benjamin G. Pumphrey and L. Meredith Taylor, Sarah E. McKeown, Julie A. Hubbs, and Tim J. McKeown, and her six great-grandchildren.
A funeral service will be conducted on Thursday, November 9, 2017 at 11:00 AM in Mealey Funeral Homes, 2509 Limestone Road, Wilmington, DE 19805, where a visitation will begin at 10:00 AM. Burial will follow at Hockessin Friends Cemetery.
In lieu of floral contributions, the family suggests memorial donations be made to:Inclusion Body Myositis Foundation, 897 Washington Street, #600005 Newton, MA 02460