MITCHELL, George Wesley – Age 87 of Bright’s Grove, Ontario, at Bluewater Health on Thursday, May 8, 2014. Loving husband of 60 years to Jennie (Warchola) and father of David of Sarnia, Ontario, and brother of Norman (Kathy) of Wasaga Beach, Ontario. George was predeceased by his beloved daughter Donna Maria (1976), his parents Bill and Ruby Mitchell of Arthur, Ontario, brothers Irwin, Art and Bill, and sisters Margaret Gallager, Grace MacPherson, Edna Day, Cora Keaveney, Ruth Scarrow and Yvonne Bandiera. He is survived by several nieces and nephews as well as grand and great grand nieces and nephews. George was a retired member of the Ontario Provincial Police (1985), attaining the rank of Inspector, having served in Kitchener, Exeter, Sauble Beach, Grand Bend, Forest and Chatham. George was a life member and Past Master of Lebanon Forest Masonic Lodge 133, Exeter, a member of Huron Lodge 392, Camlachie, as well as a 32 degree mason in Scottish Rite Masonry. He was also a life member of the Lambton Shrine Club, Sarnia, and London Shrine Club. It is by George’s request that there be no service or visitation. Cremation has taken place, with interment of his ashes at a later date beside his beloved daughter Donna Maria at Lakeview Cemetery, Sarnia, Ontario. Expressions of sympathy accepted in the form of a donation to the Lambton Shrine Club, 245 Essex St., Sarnia, ON N7T 4S3, for children with disabilities, or to the charity of your choice. Arrangements entrusted to SMITH FUNERAL HOME, 1576 London Line, Sarnia.  Memories and condolences may be sent online at

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