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Lucille Roberta Mitchell

March 16, 1929 February 28, 2018
Lucille Roberta Mitchell
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Obituary for Lucille Roberta Mitchell

Lucille Roberta Mitchell, affectionately known as Ms. Lue or Mama Lue, age 88, of Stratford, CT, previously of Margate, FL., Westbury, NY and Jamaica beloved wife of the late Stanford Mitchell, passed away February 28, 2018 in Milford Hospital, Milford, CT. 

Lucille was born March 16, 1929 in Crown Land, Trelawny, Jamaica, West Indies, daughter of the late Simon White and Casline Salman and was adopted by her aunt, the late Lucille Roberta Salmon-Barnett and raised her with her own children as her own daughter. 

Lucille migrated to Kingston Jamaica in search for a better life for her children where she met and married Stanford. Mama Lue was like a mini celebrity in the community of Drews Land where she operated her grocery shop for years. She was always willing to lend a helping hand to those in need, never hesitated to give credit to those when needed and entertained everyone from be hind the counter with her stories and wit. Her business was not just a shop for groceries, but a counselling center, court house, hospital, church, stadium, dance hall, community center, saloon, bus stop and more. She loved all children as her own, opened her shop with enthusiasm and had food and goodies to stretch over her fence to share with people passing by. 


Survivors include her children, Iverol Coley, Vinton Wright, Tezro Mitchell, Mahrzxijah (Marcia) Smith-Mitchell, Burna House-Mitchell and Prevece (Cindy) Robinson-Mitchell; grandchildren, Donavan Coley, Jessie Coley, Shane-Anne Esty, Omar Wright, Michael Mitchell, Annique Mitchell, Shane Anne Mitchell, Mark Mitchell, Shomari Smith, Fitzroy Jr. House, Nastacia House, Kahlil Rennie, Rashaun Moodie and Shannon Mitchell great-grandchildren, Alanna Thomas, Matthew Thomas, Ajanie Wilson, Agrianna Escoe, Mekayla Mitchell, Antwane Mitchell, Mickale Mitchell, Omeliana Mitchell, Imara Barnes-Smith, Kamau Barnes-Smith, Javaun Moodie and Nathan Moodie; brothers, Tiger White, Herman White, Clinton White, Clarence White and Ralph Griffiths; sisters, Lurline Stephenson, Estelle White, Blanch White, Adassa Salmon, Vilma Barnett and Cherene Medley-Barnett and many nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles and cousins. 

Friends are invited to attend a celebration of her life officiated by Mr. Iverol Coley and Mrs. Mahrzxijah Mitchell on Sunday, March 18, 2018 at 3:00 p.m. in the William R. McDonald Funeral Home, 2591 Main St., Stratford. Interment will be private.  

Friends may visit with her family Sunday before service time from 2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. in the funeral home.  

For additional information or to share a message of condolence, visit www.wrmcdonaldfuneralhome.com.

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Visitation

Sunday

18

Mar

2:00 PM 3/18/2018 2:00:00 PM - 3:00 PM 3/18/2018 3:00:00 PM
William R. McDonald Funeral Home

2591 Main Street
Stratford, CT 06615

William R. McDonald Funeral Home
2591 Main Street Stratford 06615 CT
United States

Service

Sunday

18

Mar

3:00 PM 3/18/2018 3:00:00 PM
William R. McDonald Funeral Home

2591 Main Street
Stratford, CT 06615

*** officiated by Mr. Iverol Coley and Mrs. Mahrzxijah Mitchell ***

William R. McDonald Funeral Home
2591 Main Street Stratford 06615 CT
United States
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