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Daily Item Obituaries

February 3, 2014

Elva J. Mitchell, 86, Middleburg

— MIDDLEBURG — Elva J. Mitchell, 86, of Kissimmee Road, passed away at 5:25 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 2, 2014, at the Manor at Penn Village, Selinsgrove.

She was born May 13, 1927, in Center Township, Snyder County, a daughter of the late Hoyt and Mary (Gill) Hackenberg. On Nov. 20, 1943, she married Roy A. Mitchell, who preceded her in death on May 13, 2012.

Elva attended Hartman School and had been employed by Kinney Shoe, Beaver Springs.

She enjoyed sewing and caring for her yard and flowers.

She is survived by one son and daughter-in-law, Clifford E. and Darlene Mitchell, of Middleburg; one daughter and son-in-law, Trena G. and Noble Moyer, of Middleburg; one granddaughter, Valerie J. and Todd Hollenbach, of Middleburg; one brother, Barry Hackenberg, of Middleburg; and three sisters, Peggy Weikel, of Mifflinburg, Doris Walter, of Middleburg, and Betty Zechman, of Penns Creek.

She was preceded in death by five brothers, Sheldon “Chuck,” Rudy, Howard, Verdon and Nester Hackenberg, and three sisters, Martha Walter, Jean Shambach and Esther Keister.

At Elva’s request, there will be no viewing. The funeral will be conducted at 7 p.m. Wednesday in the Hummel Funeral Home, 574 Hill St., Middleburg, with Pastor Amelia Shivers officiating.

Burial will be Thursday in Zion United Methodist Church Cemetery, Middleburg.

Contributions in Elva’s memory may be made to the American Cancer Society, 1420 N. Susquehanna Trail, Selinsgrove, PA 17870.

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