Mildred Mary Mitchell

Published 06/26/00

Mildred Mary (Desotelle) Rascoe

PLATTSBURGH ? Mildred Mary (Desotelle) Rascoe, 81, of Beekman Towers, entered eternal peace Saturday June 24, 2000 at CVPH Medical Center in Plattsburgh.

She was born in Plattsburgh, Jan. 27, 1919, the daughter of Adolphus and Dorothy (Martineau) Mitchell.

Mildred was a chef for many years at the Southern and the Cadillac Club. She was also employed by JCEO as a cook for Head Start.

She enjoyed cooking, going to yard sales and spending time with her family. She was a very devoted mother, grandmother, aunt and friend.

She is survived by a daughter and son-in-law, Beverly and Dennis Casey. Five sons and daughters-in-law, Gerald and Barbara Rascoe of Black Lake, and Richard and Grace Rascoe, Maynard and Margaret (Peg) Rascoe, Michael Rascoe and companion Alice Lavene, Dale and Esther Rascoe, all residing in Plattsburgh; 23 grandchildren and 25 great grandchildren. Her brothers and their spouses, Lawrence and Nancy Mitchell of Wyckoff, N.J., Gary and Maryann Mitchell of Plattsburgh, Harry “Junior” Mitchell of Plattsburgh, Mrs. Maynard (Gloria) Mitchell of Plattsburgh, her only sister Helen Stone of Hughsville, Pa.; brother-in-law and sister-in-law Andrew and Frances Rascoe of Plattsburgh; several nieces and nephews; and a lifelong friend, Kay Collins, of Plattsburgh.

Mildred was predeceased by her husband Harry Rascoe; her brothers, Herman Desotelle and Maynard Mitchell; her sisters, Bertha LaMarche and Sylvia LaChaunce, and her brother-in-law Richard LaChaunce.

Calling hours will be Monday, from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. at Brown?s Funeral Home. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Tuesday at 10 a.m. at St. Peter?s Church. Burial will follow at St. Peter?s Cemetery in Plattsburgh, followed by a reception for family and friends held at the upper room of St. Peter?s Church.

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Louis Mitchell




Two Indians, Loren Garrow and

his son-in-law, Louis Mitchell, lost

their lives in tho Little Salmon river

at Ft. Covington, Wednesday,

March 21st. They wero out peddling

baskets with n double team

and bob-sled rig and as they attempted

to drive onto the red bridge a

little way south of Ft. Covington

village, the water running across tho

road from the swollen river swept

tho sled box with its occupants away

down the river. Tho night was dark

and though their cries alarmed many,

yet no help was offered them. Next

morning Garrow’s body was found in a

half standing position in about three

feet of Mater in Mathow’s coal shed

on a pier in Salmon river. Mitchell

pershed in the river.—


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Donald F. Mitchell

Press-Republican—Monday December 10,1984

Donald F. Mitchell
Mitchell, 42, died Saturday. Dec.
8. 1984, at the CVPH Medical
Center in Plattsburgh.
He was born April 25, 1942, in
Plattsburgh, the son of Donald
and Dora (Miner) Mitchell.
Mr. Mitchell retired as a chief
petty officer after 20 years with
the Navy. Most recently, he had
been employed at Plattsburgh
Air Force Base.
He was a member of 4he Dan
nemora Veterans of Foreign
Wars And the American Legion.
Survivors include his wife.
Catherine DeWandler Mitchell:
his mother, Dora Mitchell of
Dannemora; four daughters,
Cynthia Horace of  Las Vegas and
Tamra, Francine and JehnlTeF
Mitchell, all of Dannemora;
three brothers, Anthony and.
John Mitchell, both of Dannemora,
and Patrick Mitchell of
Chazy Lake; two sisters, Mrs,
Winston (MaryAnn) Lawliss of
Dannemora and Mrs. Thomas
(Tina) Oddi of Watertown; a
granddaughter, Natalia Hance of
Las Vegas; and his paternal
grandmother, Lillian Mitchell of
Rouses Point.
Calling hours will be from 2 to 4
and 7 to 9 p.m. today at the
OtNeill-Redden-Drown Funeral
Home in Dannemora.
Funeral services will be held at
11 a.m. Tuesday at St. Joseph’s
Burial will be in the

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Francis J Mitchell

Press Republican — Monday, February 18 1974

Francis J. Mitchell
. DANNEMORA — Francis J.
Mitchell; 51. of 5 Thayer Ave., died
early Saturday at the CVPH
Medical Center after a long illness.
He was born in Dannemora Jan.
7 1923 the son of Harry  and
Lillian (Light) Mitchell
He served with the Air Force’s 8
th Bombardment Squadron in
England during World War II and
was a past member of the
American Legion and Veterans of
Foreign Wars.
tie was also a member of the
Pittsburgh Lodge of Elks and an
exempt member of Walter N.
I fiayer Hose Co. of Dannemora.
He was employed by the New
York State Department of
Corrections having worked at
Dannemora State Hospital and
Green Haven and-Clinton Correctional
Facilities. He retired from
Clinton July I, 1971 due to ill health.
Besides his parents, he leaves his
wife, Ruth Moore Mitchell; two
daughters, Deborah and Donna,
both students at Dannemora High
School; a sister, Mrs. Gordon
(Doris) Deyo of Dannemora and a
brother, Donald Mitchell of Dannemora;
several, nieces and
Funeral -services will bo held at
10 a.m. today at St. Joseph’s
Church in Dannemora
In Lieu of flowers the family
that donations be made to the
American Cancer Society, the
Heart Association or the
Dannemora ambulance fund.

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Doris Mitchell

Press-Republican-Tuesday, March 6,1984

note 40th

CADYVILLE – Mr. and Mrs.
Gordon Deyo of Cadyville
celebrated their 40th wedding anniversary
Jan. 31.
Gordon H. Deyo and the former
Doris F. Mitchell were married in
St. Joseph’s Church, Dannemora.
on Jan. 31,1944, by the Rev. Earl L.
Taylor. Their attendants were
Herbert Deyo and Fern (Deyo) Hutchins,
father and sister of the
They have two daughters, Mrs.
Gilbert (Diane) LaRose and Mrs.
Patrick (Katherine) Buckley, and
four grandchildren, all of Dannemora.
Deyo retired from the position of
steward at Clinton Correctional
Facility m 1976. after more than 32
years in state service. Mrs. Deyo is


Press Republican March 2001

Dannemora — Doris F. (Mitchell) Deyo, 79, died Tuesday, March 20, 2001, at the CVPH Medical Center in Plattsburgh.

She was born in Dannemora on Sept. 25,1921, the daughter of Harry J. and Lillian (Light) Mitchell.

She married Gordon H. Deyo on Jan. 31, 1944, at St. Joseph’s Church in Dannemora.

She is survived by two daughters and sons-in-law, Diane and Gib LaRose and Katherine and Patrick Buckley, all from Dannemora; a sister-in-law and brother-in-law, Fern (Deyo) Hutchins and Kerwin Hutchins from Cadyville; her grandchildren, Christopher J. LaRose and his wife Wanda from Plattsburgh, Nicole D. LaRose from Dannemora, Heather E. (Buckley) Weber and her husband Joseph from Rochester and Patrick M. Buckley of Dannemora and his fiancée Melissa Ribiero; her great-grandchildren, Christopher II, Chelsea and Kaitlynn LaRose, children of Christopher and Wanda LaRose; and many nieces and nephews.

She was predeceased by her husband, Gordon; her parents, Lillian and Harry; and two brothers, Donald and Francis Mitchell.

Calling hours will be held on Friday from 4 to 8 p.m. at the O’Neill-Redden-Drown Funeral Home in Plattsburgh. A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated at 11 a.m. Saturday from St. Joseph’s Church in Dannemora.

Interment will be in the parish cemetery at a later date.

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Donald H. Mitchell

Press Republican —Saturday, July 22,1978

Deaths, Funerals
Donald H. Mitchell
DANNEMORA — Donald H. Mitchell,
59, of 79 Smith St., died Friday
morning at the CVPH Medical
Center in Plattsburgh.
He was born Sept 24,1918 the son
of Lillian (Light) Mitchell and the
late Harry J. Mitchell.
He was predeceased by a brother
Francis J. Mitchell in 1974.
He graduated from Dannemora
High School in 1937. He was a
veteran of the second world war serving
in the Pacific theatre from
March 17, 1943 to Dec. 10, 1945. He
retired from Dannemora State
Hospital in 1968 after 30 years of service.
He was present and past grand
knight of the Dannemora Knights of
Columbus Council 2166.
He was also present chairman of
the Knights of Columbus of the New
York State Youth Auxiliary and
past district deputy of the 87th
district of the New York State
Knights of Columbus.
He was a communicant at St.
Joseph’s Church and president of St.
Joseph’s Church Council in Dan-
nemora. He was a participant of active
boy scouting for 85 years and
was a recipient of the bronze
pelican, the highest Catholic award
to scouting. He was present commander
of the Adirondack Mountain
Memorial Post VFW 1514 Dannemora
and a member of the
American Legion Post 852 in Dannemora.
He was also a member of
the Siberian Rod and Gun Club in
He is survived by his wife of 37
years, the former Dora M. Miner;
four sons, Donald Mitchell of Dannemora,
John Mitchell of Plattsburgh,
Anthony Mitchell of Dannemora
and Patrick Mitchell of
Dannemora; two daughters, Mrs.
Winston (Mary Ann) Lawliss of
Dannemora and Miss. Tina Marie
Mitchell of Dannemora; 13 grandchildren;
his mother, Mrs. Lillian
H. Mitchell of Rouses Point; one
sister, Mrs. Gordon (Doris) Deyo of
Dannemora; several nieces and
Calling hours at the Dannemora
Knights of Columbus home will be
today and Sunday from 2 to 4 and 7
to 9 p.m.
Funeral services will be held at 10
a.m. Monday at St. Joseph’s
Cemetery in Dannemora.
Burial will follow in the parish
The Dannemora American Legion
Post 852 and the Adirondack Mountain
Memorial VFW 1514 will meet
at the Knights of Columbus Home
Sunday nights at 7:30 p.m. for
ritualistic services.
The Dannemora Knights of Columbus
Council 2166 and the Catholic
Daughters Court Mother Admirable
592 will meet at the Knights of Columbus
Home Sunday at 8 p.m. for
recitation of the rosary.
In lieu of flowers contributions
can be made to the Donald H. Mitchell
Memorial Fire Department
Ambulance Fund.
The Thomas A. Rible Funeral
Home in Dannemora is in charge of

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Lena Mitchell

Plattsburgh Press Oct 1972

Mrs. Lena M. Mullady
CADYVILLE’- Mrs. Lena M.
Mullady, 74, was dead on arrival
at the CV-PH Medical
Center Wednesday morning.
She was born in bannemora
July 13 1898, the daughter of
John and Anne (LaBuke)
She is survived by her husband,
Stephen J. Mullady a
son;  Robert S. Mullady of
Dannemora; four sisters, Mrs.
Came Bolia of Dannemora,
Mrs. Alice Tellerday of
Bannemora, and Mrs. Laura
PoBchak and Mrs. Agnes Wisey.
both- of Poughkeepsie a
brother, Harry J. Mitchell of
Dannemora; and two grandchildren.
Calling hours are from 2 to
4 and 7 to 9 pm. today at
the Thomas A. Rible Funeral
Funeral services will be held
at 10 a.m Friday at St. Joseph’s
Church in Dannemora.
Burial will be in the Church Cemetery

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Harry J Mitchell

Press-Republican—Wednesday, January 22,1975
Harry J.Mitchell
Mitchell, 81, a retired state
corrections employee with more
than 50 years’ service, died
Monday at Champlain Physicians
Hospital Medical Center, Plattsburgh.
He had 50 years and two months
of service with the state when he
retired July 1, 1959, a senior
maintenance supervisor at Clinton
Correctional Facility, Mr Mitchell
also served 40 years as treasurer of
Walter N Thayer Hose Co and he
was a member of the Plattsburgh
Lodge of Elks.
He was born July 27, 1893, at
Dannemora, son of John and Anna
(LaDuke) Mitchell, and lived here
all his life.
Mr. Mitchell is survived by his
widow, the former Lillian Light; a
son. Donald H. Mitchel of Dannemora
 a daughter,-Mrs. Gordon
(Doris) Deyo of Dannemora; four
sisters, Mrs. Carrie Ann Bolia and
Mrs Walter Tellerday, both of
Dannemora. and Mrs. Laura
Polichak and Mrs. Creola Wiisey,
both of Poughkeepsie, 10 grandchildren,
and 13 great grandchilidren. Another son
Francis of Dannemora died in February
of 1974.
Friends may call at the Thomas
A Rible Funeral Home here from 2
to 4 and .7 to 9 p . m  today and
A funeral Mass will be
celebrated Friday morning at 10 a.m
St. Joseph’s Church. The body will
be placed in the vault in the parish
cemetery for spring burial

Press Republican Novermber 3 1966

Open house to be held on
50th ivedding anniversary

DANNEMORA-Mr. and Mrs.
Harry Mitchell will celebrate
their golden wedding anniver-
sary Sunday. Nov, 6. They were
married in St. Peter’s Chapel
in Plattsburgh Nov. 6 1915. The
Rev, Marion officiated at the
Mrs. Mitchell is the former
Lillian Light.
The Mitchells have three children:
sons Francis and Donald.
and a daughter, Mrs. Gordon
Deyo, all living in Dannemora.
They also have 10 grandchildren
and two great-grandchildren.
Mr. Mitchell retired from
Clinton Prison in 1959 with
more than 50 years of state
Open house will be held at
their home at 14 Thaver Ave.
on Sunday between the hours
2 and 4 p.m.

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