COLONIE, NY -- Thomas P. Mitchell, 70, son of the late Thomas and Sarah
Mitchell, passed away on Friday, August 29, 2003. Born in New York City,
Mr. Mitchell was a graduate of S.U.N.Y. Albany, class of 1953 and
received his master's degree in education administration from Hofstra
University in 1955. Mr. Mitchell was a Fulbright Scholar and traveled to
Scotland to teach while with East Meadow N.Y. High School. His
professional accomplishments included his positions as superintendent of
schools in Canastota, N.Y. and South Colonie School District where he
oversaw the construction and opening of the Multi Use Gymnasium (M.U.G.).
He completed his career as an administrator at St. Peter's Hospital. Mr.
Mitchell was a Shriner, a Rotarian, a member of the Masonic Temple
Wadsworth Lodge, the Alumni Association of S.U.N.Y. Albany, and the
Republican National Committee. He was also the chairman of the Village
of Colonie's Traffic Commission. Mr. Mitchell enjoyed boating, fishing
and long drives through the country. Tom is survived by his beloved wife
Veronica A. Mitchell of Colonie and by what he considered his greatest
achievement, his three children, Thomas Nicholas Mitchell and his wife
Allison of Redondo Beach, Calif., Sallyanne Mitchell Meier and her
husband Carl of Nashville, Tenn. and Scott A. Mitchell and Nancy Loucks
of Sykesville, Md. His sister Roberta Mingus of Raleigh, N.C. and
extended family in Long Island, N.Y. and Scotland also survive him.
Relatives and friends are invited to attend calling hours on Wednesday,
September 3 from 4:00 to 8:00 p.m. at New Comer-Cannon Family Funeral
Home, 343 New Karner Rd., Colonie (Rt. 155-south of Central Avenue).
Funeral services will be held on Thursday, September 4 at 9:30 a.m. at
St. Clare's Church, 1947 Central Avenue, where a Mass of Christian
Burial will be celebrated. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions
may be made to the St. Peter's Hospital Foundation, 315 South Manning
Blvd., Albany, NY 12208 or to the Republican National Committee, 310
First St. S.E., Washington, D.C. 20077-7561, in memory of Thomas P.