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Obituary for Eleanor H. Potter Mitchell (Hargadon)

Eleanor H.  Potter Mitchell (Hargadon)
Lewiston – Eleanor H. Potter Mitchell, 90, a resident of Livermore Falls, passed away suddenly, Sunday, August 28th at Marshwood Center in Lewiston, following a brief illness. She was born August 19, 1926 in Portland, the daughter of William and Myrtle (Houston) Hargadon. She attended school in Portland and was a 1944 graduate of Deering High School. Following graduation she was employed for 28 and a half years with New England Telephone Company. She married James Potter, Jr. on September 29, 1951 and she and Jim owned and operated Potter’s Jewelry Store and Drift-In Card Shoppe in Livermore Falls and Farmington. She later married Thomas Mitchell, he passed away in 1980. She was past President and Publicity Chairman of Kennebec Council Telephone Pioneers, former member of New Norland Grange, Livermore Falls Senior Citizens, a former member of B.P.W. Business Professional Women, a member of Daughters of Isabella, Wonderful Wacky Widows, the Red Hat Society, a communicant and choir member of St. Rose of Lima Church in Jay. She is survived by her daughter, Cynthia Duguay and her husband Mark of Turner, grandchildren, Desmond Duguay and his wife Amy of Turner, Alex Duguay of Connecticut; and Jennifer Duguay of Los Angeles, California; great-grandchildren, Brooks and Remi Duguay, and several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her sister Alice H. Foley who passed away November 16, 1989. Messages of condolence may be sent to:

Mitchell – Died Sunday, August 28, 2016 in Lewiston, Maine. Eleanor H. Potter Mitchell, 90, of Livermore Falls, Maine. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated 11AM, October 7, 2016 at St. Rose of Lima Church, 1 Church Street, Jay, Maine. If desired contributions may be made to: Greater Androscoggin Humane Society, 55 Strawberry Avenue, Lewiston, Maine 04240.

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