Brian J. Mitchell 75 of Marstons Mills, formerly of Weymouth, died suddenly on July 3, 2014
He was born on April 11, 1939 in Quincy, MA, son of the late James & Loretta Mitchell. He graduated from Sharon High School in 1956. He married his wife Judith in Weymouth in 1961 where they lived for many years raising their family, the family spent a number of years in New Orleans, Louisiana before returning to Weymouth in 1984. He was a gifted builder and contractor, building hundreds of homes on the South Shore before moving to Marston’s Mills in 2003.
He served proudly in the United States Navy aboard the U.S. Carrier Independence. He was a long time member of both the Weymouth Elks and Rockland Eagles.
He is survived by his loving wife of 53 years, Judith (Pitts) Mitchell, his son Brian J. Mitchell, Jr., and daughter Tracy Mitchell of California. Brother of Thomas Mitchell of California and his wife Margret. Brother in law of Barbara J. Curro and Dr. Joseph Curro, Kathleen (Pitts) Petitpas. Survived by his niece Morgan Petitpas and many other nieces and nephews. He also leaves longtime family friend Marilyn Moran of Cotuit.
He was brother of the late James Mitchell, Joyce Mitchell and Jack Mitchell.
Visiting hours will be at the John Lawrence Funeral Home, 3778 Falmouth Rd. (Rt28) Marstons Mills on Tuesday July 8, 2014 from 4:00 to 7:00 pm. A funeral mass will be celebrated at Our Lady of The Assumption Church, Wianno Ave., Osterville at 10:00 a.m. on Wednesday July, 9, 2014. Interment, with military honors, will follow at Mosswood Cemetery, Putnam Ave. in Cotuit. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the MSPCA, 1577 Falmouth Rd., Centerville, MA 02632