MILFORD - Gloria A, Mitchell, 70, passed away peacefully January 30, 2016 at an Orono health care facility surrounded by her loving family and significant other following a courageous battle with cancer. She was born in Old Town, November 24, 1945 a daughter of Kenneth Sr and Althea (Shirland) Mitchell.
She was a graduate of Old Town High School, class of 1965. Gloria worked her entire life in banking, retiring in 2008.
Gloria is survived by her best friend, soulmate and significant other, Mr. Gilman Thibodeau of Milford; her mother, Mrs. Althea Mitchell of Costigan; two sisters, Mrs. Marie Stitham and her husband Martin, and Mrs. Diana Cote and her husband Michael; seven brothers, Kenneth Jr. and his wife Vicki, Joseph Sr. and his wife April, Michael and his wife Laurie, David, Ronald, Steven, and Rodney Mitchell; many nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles, cousins and friends. She was predeceased by her father, Kenneth Frank Mitchell Sr. in 1984.
A celebration of her life will be conducted 2PM Tuesday at the Birmingham Funeral Home 438 Main St Old Town where friends may call from 12 noon until time of service. Spring burial will be at Cardville Cemetery.
The family wishes to thank the staff at Orono Commons for their care given to Gloria and a special thank you to Beacon Hospice for their compassionate care and comfort provided to Gloria in her final days.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Lafayette Cancer Center c/o EMHS foundation P.O. Box 931 Bangor, ME 04402 www.emhsfoundation.org or to Sarah's House of Maine 346 Main Road Holden, ME 04429 www.sarahshouseofmaine.org