- August 29, 1958 - January 6, 2013
- Lawrence, Massachusetts
of Joseph's Passing
The Point After Club
43 Jackson St.
Lawrence, MA 01840
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I met Uncle Joe only about 3 times, and I wish I had met him a couple more times. We both have almost identical taste in music, and it's also both of our passions so I would've loved to talk to him about it. Shine on Uncle Joe, you crazy diamond.
Posted by: Evan Ringle - Merrimack, NH - Nephew Jan 10, 2013
What can I say about Joe Mitchell? Joseph Mitchell was one of the kindest, most humble people i have EVER met in my life. Joseph was an amazing soul and had the most beautiful blue eyes that anyone could ever admire. I remeber Joe coming into the staff office of Safe Haven and would sit down in the chair in front of staff and would tell the most incredible stories! (Although, most of the time he would use extremly big
Posted by: Kendra Minahan - Lawrence, MA - Friend/ Caseworker Jan 09, 2013
I met Joe on 1982 at the YMCA where he was a resident and I was the overnight front desk attendant. Joe was in his early 20s, he was a very bright guy and loved to stay up all night talking and playing card games with me. After leaving the YMCA i saw Joe again at Fedelity House where my sister was his caseworker. Joe hadn't change a bit he had long hair and a goatee as usual and
Posted by: juan vega - lawrence, MA - Frirend and caseworker Jan 09, 2013
I have many wonderful memories of sleepovers with my cousins on Pebble road. Joey's bedroom was upstairs in an attic type room and he had a very neat set up with posters of his favorite bands, a record player, head phones and many albums. He was nice enough to let his younger sister, Nancy and me his younger cousin, come up to listen to his cool albums,. We listened and sang to the Beatles, Pink Floyd and Rod Stewart with
Posted by: Theresa - Gloucester, MA - cousin Jan 08, 2013
Joseph was not only a client to me but also a dear friend to everyone at the safe haven program. Joseph lived at safe haven for the past 11years. He had a great passion for music and art that was all over his room. He enjoyed sharing his passion with so others. He was able to tell u everything about his music. He is the person I have ever met. Not only did he socialize with everyone about his passion
Posted by: stefanie torres - MA - apd at safe haven Jan 08, 2013
Aunt Frances Nancy and Ellen the pain of losing someone you love is at times unbearable I hope time and memories comfort you. I remember Joey growing up--- a great reader always inquisitive a wonderful smile very bright with a good heart...
Posted by: Diane - Wakefield, MA - Cousin Jan 07, 2013
The Gately Family and Staff wish to express our sincere sympathy to you. It is our hope that we may be able to make a difficult time more bearable. Please feel free to call on us at anytime as we are always available to you.
Posted by: John W., John H. Gately, Fred Sprague & Steve Bartholomew - Melrose, MA Jan 07, 2013