Joseph A. Mitchell, Jr.
  • 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...Read More »
1 of 7 | Posted by: Evan Ringle - Merrimack, NH

“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...Read More »
2 of 7 | Posted by: Kendra Minahan - Lawrence, MA

“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...Read More »
3 of 7 | Posted by: juan vega - lawrence, MA

“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...Read More »
4 of 7 | Posted by: Theresa - Gloucester, MA - cousin

“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...Read More »
5 of 7 | Posted by: stefanie torres - MA

“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...Read More »
6 of 7 | Posted by: Diane - Wakefield, MA - Cousin

“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....Read More »
7 of 7 | Posted by: John W., John H. Gately, Fred Sprague & Steve Bartholomew - MA


Joseph A. Mitchell, Jr. of Lawrence, formerly of Melrose, died on Sunday, January 6, 2013 in Lawrence. He was 54 yrs old. Born on August 29, 1958 in Malden, he was one of four children to Frances M. (Wood) Mitchell of Melrose & Merrimack, NH & the late Joseph A. Mitchell. Joseph was raised in Everett, Melrose, San Diego, Illinois & North Andover. He was a 1976 graduate of North Andover High School and worked at My Brother's Place Pizza Shop for many years and he was a resident of Lawrence for the last 25 years. Joseph was the loving brother of Nancy I. Mitchell of West Newton & Ellen M. Ringle & her husband John of Merrimack, NH & a predeceased infant brother. Caring Uncle of Evan J. Ringle & Molly K. Ringle. Also survived by many Aunts, Uncles & Cousins. Funeral from the Gately Funeral Home 79 W. Foster St., Melrose Thursday, January 10th at 10AM. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held in St. Mary's Church, Herbert St., Melrose at 11AM. Relatives & friends respectfully invited. Visiting hours Wednesday from 4-8PM. Interment is private. Arrangements by The Gately Funeral home of Melrose. For directions or to sign Joseph's guest book please visit www.gatelyfh.com

In lieu of flowers contributions may be made in Joseph's memory to the Point After Club 43 Jackson St., Lawrence, MA 01840. http://www.pointafterclub.org/