2012-03-29 / Obituaries


Stephen A. Mitchell, of Carmel, formerly of Brewster, died Saturday, March 24, 2012, in Danbury. He was 52.

He was born May 20, 1959, in Ocean City, N.J., son of Janet (Mehall) Mitchell of Palm Harbor, Fla. and the late Reynolds Mitchell.

Stephen graduated from Williamsport Loyalsock Township High School and Bloomburg University in Pa., where he received a Masters Degree in business administration.

Stephen married Yolanda Pinilla in Queens, N.Y., on October 1, 1988.

Stephen was an executive vice president with Citigroup on Wall Street in Manhattan for 8 years. He enjoyed tennis, often playing at the Carmel Fitness and Racquetball Club and the Sports and Wellness Health Club in Danbury.

In addition to his mother Janet and his wife Yolanda of 23 years, Stephen is survived by his son David Mitchell and daughter Jennifer Mitchell, both of Carmel; two sisters, Joan Warner and Susan Mitchell, both of Palm Harbor; and his mother-in-law Carlota (Saavedra) Navarro of Colombia, South America.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Friday, March 30, at 10 a.m. at St. Lawrence O’Toole Church, Brewster. Interment will be private.

Friends may call at the Beecher Funeral Home, 1 Putnam Ave., Brewster, on Thursday from 4 to 8 p.m.

Contributions in his memory may be made to the American Heart Association at www.heart.org.

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