Stanley W. Mitchell passed from this life on New Year’s Day 2021, at the age of 89. He was born in Boston, Massachusetts on October 22, 1931, to parents Theodore and Alice Mitchell. He served in the Air Force during the Korean War assigned to NATO forces in Italy. Stanley then returned to his beloved city and graduated from Wentworth Institute in Boston before working at the Charles Stark Draper Laboratories for forty years as a mechanical engineer. He is survived by his loving wife of 65 years, Ettra Mitchell, two sons Drs. Michael and Stephen Mitchell, two brothers Donald and Ernest Mitchell along with several nieces and nephews. His last years were spent enjoying time with his granddaughters: Lindsey, Lauren and Taylor Mitchell. Love of family showed in every facet of his life. His tireless, energetic enthusiasm about life and learning will be greatly missed.
His funeral service will be held at Davis Funeral Home in Roxbury, Massachusetts on January 15, 2021 at 11:00 am. The 11:00 service is limited to close family members secondary to COVID-19 precautions but will be available by Zoom. This will be preceded by a viewing at 10:00 am. Ultimately, he will be laid to rest in the Bourne National Cemetery in Massachusetts. The family requests in-lieu-of flowers to please make donations to the Air Force Assistance Fund.
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