September 24, Doris (Johnson) Mitchell, 1921-2021, passed away at her home in Fairhaven where she has lived for the last 71 years.
Born in Fairhaven, she was a graduate of Fairhaven High School, Kinyon Campbell Business School and The John Robert Powers Modeling School in New York City.
She was predeceased by her husband of 65 years Captain Shirley Gile Mitchell, Jr. She was a member of the Unitarian Memorial Church of Fairhaven.
Survivors include her three children, Sheila G. Mitchell of Marion, Stuart G. Mitchell of Rochester, and Alan J. Mitchell of Plymouth; three granddaughters, Abby Mitchell Reale, Mollie Mitchell Meyers, and Melanie Mitchell; also her caregivers for the last 12 years, Jennifer Aiello Lima and Martha Aiello, and the wonderful staff that Jenn put together. She was the sister of the late Milton Johnson, Raymond Johnson, Alice Manchester, and Grace Batistelli.
Private arrangments are in the care of Waring-Sullivan Home at Fairlawn, 180 Washington St., Fairhaven, MA 027196. She will join her husband in The Mitchell Family plot at Riverside Cemetery, Fairhaven. For online tribute: www.waring-sullivan.com.