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Ronald W. MitchellRonald W. "Ron" Mitchell, 78, of Lorain, passed away Sunday, April 30, 2017 at University Hospital, Cleveland following a lengthy illness.
Born July 2, 1938 in Latrobe, Pennsylvania, he came to Lorain over 55 years ago.
Ron worked at Lorain Works US Steel for 20 years retiring in 2000. He was a member of the United Steel Workers Union Local 1104 and enjoyed working on and collecting classic cars.
Surviving is his wife of 29 years, Rena (nee Brewer); a daughter, Victoria Mitchell of Largo Bay, Florida; 2 granddaughters; a brother, Gerald (Alice) Mitchell of Avon Lake; sister in law, Barb Mitchell and many nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his son, Ronald N. Mitchell in 1995; his parents, James Mitchell and Etta (nee Dillinger) Hoopes; brothers, James Mitchell, Domer Mitchell and Richard Mitchell; and a sister, Diane Hoopes.
Private funeral services were held with burial in Elmwood Cemetery. Rev. Andrew Goins, pastor of First Baptist Church, Elyria officiate. The Dovin Funeral and Cremation Specialist, 2701 Elyria Avenue, Lorain, handled the arrangements. To send online condolences go to www.dovinfcs.com.
A candle was lit in memory of Ronald Mitchell
Tracy - September 19, 2017 at 01:42 PM Nov 30 0001 12:00 AM
Rena, I'm so sorry for your loss. Ron has been a friend for so many years. He gave Mike and I, a lot of advise, and laughs, through the years. I send my prayers to you and your family, for strength, and peace. He will be deeply missed. Love Darleen
Darleen Erwin - May 05, 2017 at 11:51 AM Nov 30 0001 12:00 AM
I have known Ron for 46 yrs. He was a warm hearted man, friendly and very easy to talk to. Very much a family man , loving husband. He was a wonderful brother-in-law. We stopped by not too long ago to visit, but no one heard us knocking. My daughter hadn't seen him in a few years and I wanted him to meet his great niece, He was loved and will be sadly missed. Wanda Salva
Wanda Salva - May 05, 2017 at 07:12 AM Nov 30 0001 12:00 AM