Mitchell - pic-CROPPEDPeacefully at Albany Retirement Home, Petrolia, on Friday, March 8, 2013, Velma “Doris” (Thompson) Mitchell, age 81 of Bright’s Grove.  Beloved wife of the late Robert James Mitchell (1989). Dear sister-in-law of Margaret (the late Don) Lennan, Norma Jean (Keith) Fisher, Marjorie Thompson and the late William Lewis, and Bill Olde. Survived by nephews Douglas Wayne Thompson and William David Thompson, both of Florida. Also survived by nieces, nephews, uncles and cousins. Dear friend of Lois White (Ralph Knutt) and special friend of Robert of Florida. Will be missed by the McGaffey family, neighbours Joe and Vi Edwardson, and Dan McHenry.   Family and friends will be received on Sunday, March 10, 2012 from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. at SMITH FUNERAL HOME, 1576 London Line, Sarnia. A funeral service will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Monday, March 11, 2013 at Smith Funeral Home with visitation one hour prior to the service commencing.  Interment to follow in Alvinston Cemetery.  Sympathy may be expressed through donations to the Canadian Diabetes Association or Albany Retirement Home, Petrolia (cheques only at the funeral home please).  Memories and condolences may be sent online at

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