Scott Mitchell, 78, of Hopewell Twp., passed away on Wednesday February 28, 2018 in Good Samaritan Hospice at Heritage Valley Beaver. He was born on January 2, 1940 in New Brighton, the son of the late Lawrence and Sylvia Mitchell. A 1958 graduate of Monaca High School. He was a retired ramp agent from US Airways and was a member of House of Prayer Lutheran Church in Aliquippa. Scott’s father was a railroader and Scott had a love of trains at an early age. He had a P & LE caboose as a summer place on Connoquenessing creek for many years. Scott loved to travel especially by bus. After he retired he and his wife planned and escorted bus trips for their friends for many years. Scott, with his outgoing personality and many stories made the trips a lot of fun. Scott was a people person who loved to talk, had many friends and never met a stranger. He will be remembered as a wonderful husband, great uncle and friend to all.
He is survived by his loving wife of 53 years Barbara Mitchell; a sister: Ardith Ceccariella, FL; a brother Tom Mitchell, Daugherty Twp.; a sister-in-law: Donna McLaughlin, Independence Twp.; and a brother-in-law: Joe (Marsha) Williamson, FL; 8 nieces and nephews: LuAnne Quinn, Carol (Michael) Moore, Dave (Tresa) McLaughlin, Dawn (Stephen) Ingram, Dan (Chris) McLaughlin, Debra Shaffer, Matthew (Melanie) Williamson & Stephen (Ceci) Williamson; and numerous great nieces and great nephews.
Friends will be received on Monday from 3pm until 7pm in the Huntsman Funeral Home and Cremation Services of Aliquippa. As well as on Tuesday from 10am until the time of Funeral Service at 11AM in House of Prayer Lutheran Church Aliquippa (2100 Irwin St.)
Private interment will take place in Sylvania Hills Memorial Park.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Beaver County Humane Society or to House of Prayer Lutheran Church.