Helen Birkin Mitchell

Helen Birkin Mitchell

Helen Birkin Kennedy Mitchell, age 85, passed away on Tuesday, April 4, 2017 in Fitchburg, Wisconsin.

She was born on October 27, 1931 in New Rochelle, New York to the late Solon and Katherine (Birkin) Kennedy.

A resident since her teen years, Helen truly considered Chagrin Falls her home. She was avid in the gardening community in the area. She was also skilled in needle point, knitting, cooking. Her home was a home not only to her family but her friends and one who crossed her path. Her selfless ways and guidance were always noticed but never forgotten by those she helped throughout her years.

Helen is survived by her children George Scott (Rosalind Burwell), Katherine “Kaki” Mitchell, and Beth (Ronald Ravel) Mitchell; grandchildren Emilie Catherine Mitchell, Nicholas James (Nikki), Christopher George, and McKenzie Katherine Powell, Emma Helen Werntz, and Andrea Wolfe; and great-grandchildren Taegan Carpenter and Wesley Wolfe. She is further survived by her brother Donald (Dee) Kennedy, and many other nieces, nephews, other relatives, and dear friends. Helen was preceded in death by her husband George Plummer Mitchell, Jr.

A memorial service will be held in the summer of 2017 in Chagrin Falls, OH. Memorials in Helen’s name are welcomed to Agrace HospiceCare (5395 E. Cheryl Parkway, Fitchburg, WI 53711.

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