Stephen Andrew Mitchell, Sr.

Stephen Andrew Mitchell, Sr.

ANCRAM — Stephen Andrew Mitchell, Sr., 71, of Ancram, passed away on May 15, 2024, at Sharon Hospital in Sharon. Born Jan. 17, 1953, at Lynn Hospital in Lynn, Massachusetts, he was the son of the late Raymond C. and Jacqueline M. (Benware) Mitchell. Stephen worked on the family farm for 25 years, he then went to work at Taconic DDSO in Wassaic, New York for 20 years before retiring.

Stephen loved hunting, fishing, family get-togethers, cookouts, bonfires and listening to music. He met Jennifer Gallagher when he was thirty-six years old. They were married on Sept. 21, 1985, and spent the next thirty-eight years together.

Stephen is survived by his wife, Jennifer Mitchell of Ancram; his son, Stephen Andrew Mitchell, Jr. and his wife Beckey; his sister, Audrey Campbell and her husband Thomas; four grandchildren, Jacqueline Mitchell, Kaitlyn Acklin, Justin Acklin and Jeffery Rodriguez; four brothers-in-law, John Gallagher, Glen Gallagher, Harry Gallagher and his wife Lori and Willy Gallagher and his fiancé Sandra Brown; three sisters-in-law, Penny Thornberry, Sue Gallagher, Joyce Gallagher and her boyfriend Steve Proper and many nieces and nephews and cousins.

A graveside funeral service and burial took place at Irondale Cemetery in Millerton, NY on Thursday, May 23, 2024, at 1 p.m. Rev. Robert K. Wilson officiated. Memorial contributions may be made to the Ancram Fire Company, Ancram, NY 12502. To send an online condolence to the family, please visit Arrangements have been entrusted to the Scott D. Conklin Funeral Home, 37 Park Avenue, Millerton, NY 12546.

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