Marjorie J. Mitchell, age 99, of Graysville, passed away Tuesday, August 15, 2023, at McMurray Hills Manor, McMurray.
Born May 23, 1924, in Graysville, the daughter of the late Albert T. and Bernice (Ealy) Staggers.
Marjorie was a Greene County resident her whole life. She graduated from Richhill High School in 1942. She went on to receive her general business degree from Penn Commercial in Washington. Marjorie was a member of Graysville Unity Presbyterian Church. She married Edward L. Mitchell on November 21, 1943, and they were happily married for 44 years, until his passing on October 12, 1988. Marjorie was employed as a cashier at Unimart for 15 years until her retirement in 1998. She was the former owner of Staggers-Kimmel-and Mitchell Store in Graysville, which later became Mitchell and Baldwin. Marjorie was an avid gardener; her tomato plants were an obsession. She enjoyed cooking and canning.
At the time of Marjorie’s passing, she was under the direct care of Gateway Hospice, who took very good care of her.
She is survived by two children, James “Butch” (Susan) Mitchell, of Dublin, GA and Beth (Phil) Conklin, of Prosperity; four grandchildren, Michael (Cathy) Mitchell, of Dublin, GA, Brianna Carey, of McRae, GA, Autumn (Lowell) Abbadini, of Prosperity, and Jeremy (Amanda) Conklin, of Canonsburg; six great grandchildren, Mitchell Carey, of Savannah, GA, Chandler Carey, of McRae, GA, Landon Carey, of McRae, GA, Reid Conklin, of Canonsburg, Beckett Abbadini and Jada Abbadini, both of Prosperity; her sister, Marilyn Baldwin, of Graysville.
In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by her brother-in-law, Kenneth Baldwin.
Friends and Family will be received on Friday, August 18, 2023 from 11-1 PM at Kesterson-Rush Funeral Home, LLC. 3275 W. Roy Furman Hwy. Rogersville, PA 15359. Telephone: 724-499-5181., where the funeral service will be held directly after at 1:00 PM with Pastor David Lowe, officiating. Burial will follow at Rosemont Cemetery, Center Twp.
Please view and sign the online tribute wall at www.kestersonfh.com.