Francis “Frank” J. Mitchell, 77, passed away on Monday, January 22, 2018 in Pottstown, PA. He was the husband of the late Margaret Mary “Margi” (Alt) Mitchell, with whom he shared 44 years of marriage.
Born in Phoenixville, PA on November 30, 1940, Frank was the son of the late Francis O. Mitchell and Teresa (Winnick) Mitchell.
Frank worked for Bell Telephone for 30 years before retiring in 1995. After retiring from Bell Telephone, he worked for Hickory Valley Golf Course for 5 years and then Walmart in Bechtelsville for 11 years. He enjoyed watching the Philadelphia Eagles and bowling twice a week in a league at Limerick Bowling. His faith and family were of utmost important to him.
He is survived by one son, Matthew C. Mitchell, husband of Jennifer, Boyertown, PA; two daughters, Jennifer M. Hebert, wife of Daniel, Pottstown, PA and Victoria E. Welder, wife of Ryan, Pottstown, PA; four grandchildren, Mason Mitchell, Emily Mitchell, Chloe Hebert, and Abigail Welder; and seven siblings, Mary Jane Wagner, David Mitchell, Susan McGeehan, John Mitchell, Thomas Mitchell, Veronica Vaughan, and Theresa O’Donnell.
In addition to his wife and parents, he is predeceased by one sister, Barbara Mitchell.
A viewing will take place on Saturday, January 27, 2018 from 9:00 – 11:00 a.m. at Saint Aloysius Church, 223 Beech St., Pottstown, PA 19464. A Funeral Mass will follow at 11:00 a.m. Interment will take place after the service at Saint Aloysius New Cemetery. Since Frank is a veteran of the United States Air Force, a dignified military funeral with Honor Guard will be presented at the graveside service. Houck & Gofus Funeral Home, Inc., 955 N. Charlotte St., Pottstown, PA 19464 will be handling the arrangements. In lieu of flowers donations may be made in Frank’s memory to the American Cancer Society at https://www.cancer.org Online condolences may be made to the family at www.houckgofusfuneralhome.com