Edgar L. Mitch Sr., 83, of Mifflinburg. entered into rest at 6:15 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 8, 2017, at Evangelical Community Hospital, Lewisburg.
He was born Nov. 18, 1933, in Lewisburg, a son of the late Edgar E. and Ester V. (Lose) Mitch. On Oct. 29, 1952, at St. Johns United Church of Christ, Lewisburg, he married the former Marjorie J. Dauberman who survives. His death breaks a martial union of 64 years.
Ed was proud of his military service. He had served in the Army and later in the National Guard during the Korean War, earning the rank of Staff Sergeant E-6 in the Field Artillery Armored Infantry.
He worked as an equipment operator for W.W. Hoffman, Lewisburg for 30 years, and HEPCO Construction for 10 years. He also worked for Walnut Acres, Busser Supply, Lewisburg, as a dairy farmer in New York, Ritz-Craft, Mifflinburg, and Carriage Corner Restaurant.
Ed was member of the First Church of the Nazarene, Mifflinburg, and Mifflinburg American Legion,
He enjoyed cooking, baking angel food cake and shoo-fly pies, fishing, camping, and traveling. He loved to spend time with his children, grandchildren, and his dog Sarge.
Surviving are three daughters and sons-in-law, Marjorie J. and Donald E. Leach, and Julia A. and William E. Morgan, all of Mifflinburg, and Rebecca J. and James Landis, of Middleburg; two sons and daughters-in-law, Edgar L. and Ruby Mitch; of Mifflinburg, David J. and Jane Mitch; of Selinsgrove; 13 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; two sisters, Nancy J. Aikey; of Milton, and Gloria A. Graham; of Turbotville; and numerous extended family members.
He was preceded in death by one great-granddaughter, Harper L. Mitch; two brothers, William E. and Kenneth Mitch; and two sisters, Charlotte Walter and Anna L. Mull.
Family and friends are invited to the viewing from 10 to 11 a.m. Friday at First Church of the Nazarene, 12 E. Market St., Mifflinburg, followed by the funeral at 11, with the Rev. Wayne S. Krell officiating. A time of sharing with a meal will follow the services in the church fellowship hall.
Interment with full military honors accorded by the Mifflinburg American Legion as well as other area veterans will be in Mifflinburg Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in Edgar's memory may be made to First Church of the Nazarene, 12 E. Market St., Mifflinburg.
To share in Edgar's online memorial, please visit www.adamofh.com.
Funeral arrangements are by Dominick T. Adamo Funerals · Cremations · Monuments, 16 Walnut St., Mifflinburg.
Published on October 9, 2017