Edgar L. Mitch Sr, 83, of Mifflinburg entered into rest at 06:15 PM on Sunday, October 08, 2017 at Evangelical Community Hospital.
He was born on November 18, 1933 in Lewisburg, a son of the late Edgar E. and Ester V. (Lose) Mitch. On October 29, 1952, at St. Johns United Church of Christ, Lewisburg, he married the former Marjorie J. Dauberman, who survives. His death breaks a martial union of 64 years.
Ed was proud of his military service. He had served in the U.S. Army and later in the National Guard during the Korean Conflict, earning the rank of Staff Sergeant E-6 in the Field Artillery Armored Infantry.
He worked as an equipment operator for W.W. Hoffman, Lewisburg for 30 years, and HEPCO Construction for 10 years. He also worked for Walnut Acres, Busser Supply, Lewisburg, as a Dairy Farmer in New York, Ritz-Craft, Mifflinburg, and Carriage Corner Restaurant.
Ed was member of the First Church of the Nazarene, Mifflinburg, and Mifflinburg American Legion,
He enjoyed cooking, baking angel food cake and shoo-fly pies, fishing camping, and traveling. He loved to spend time with his children, grandchildren, and his dog Sarge.
Surviving are three daughters and sons-in-law, Marjorie J. Donald E. Leach of Mifflinburg, Julia A. and William E. Morgan of Mifflinburg, Rebecca J. and James Landis of Middleburg, two sons and daughters-in-law, Edgar L. and Ruby Mitch of Mifflinburg, David J. and Jane Mitch of Selinsgrove, 13 grandchildren, 14 great grandchildren, two sisters, Nancy J. Aikey of Milton, and Gloria A. Graham of Turbotville. Also, surviving are numerous extended family members.
He was preceded in death by one great granddaughter, Harper L. Mitch, two brothers, William E. Mitch and Kenneth Mitch, and two sisters, Charlotte Walter, and Anna L. Mull.
Family and friends are invited to the viewing from 10 to 11 AM on Friday at the First Church of the Nazarene, 12 East Market St, Mifflinburg, where the funeral will be held at 11, with the Rev. Wayne S. Krell, officiating. A time of sharing with a meal will follow the services in the church fellowship hall.
Interment with full military honors accorded by the Mifflinburg American Legion as well as other area veterans will be in Mifflinburg Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in Edgar`s memory may be sent to First Church of the Nazarene, 12 East Market St, Mifflinburg.