The Daily Item, Sunbury, PA

March 2, 2013

Elwood A. Mitchell, 84, Mifflinburg


The Daily Item

— MIFFLINBURG — Elwood Albert Mitchell, 84, of Mifflinburg, entered into rest at 10:50 p.m., Friday, March 1, 2013, at Rolling Hills Manor, Millmont.

He was born Nov. 6, 1928, in White Springs, a son of the late John Henry Mitchell and Susie (Dersham) Mitchell Freniere.

Elwood was a 1946 graduate of Mifflinburg High School.

He served in the Army, touring in Germany, from Sept. 28, 1950 until his honorable discharge Sept. 4, 1956.

Elwood was employed by George Carr in Mifflinburg and worked as a custodian at the shopping center.  He also worked for C. A. Shipton Construction, Mifflinburg.

He enjoyed riding his bicycle, drawing, painting, farming, and antique tractors and farm equipment.  

Elwood was the last survivor of his immediate family.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his stepfather, Alexander Freniere, and half-brother, Merle Freniere.

Friends are welcome from 10:30 to 11 a.m. Tuesday at the Roupp Funeral Home Inc., 8594 Old Turnpike Rd., Mifflinburg, where the funeral will be conducted at 11 a.m., with the Rev. Wayne S. Krell, officiating.

Burial will be in the Mifflinburg Cemetery.