Joanne B. Mitchell, 77, of Livermore, passed away May 14 at Hospice House of Androscoggin in Auburn, surrounded by her family.
She was born Oct. 18, 1940 in Lewiston, the daughter of Chester True and Leatrice (Rose) True. She attended school at Leavitt Institute and later received her associate degree from University of Maine Farmington in 1988. She worked as a dietary technician at MaineGeneral in Augusta until her retirement.
On May 30, 1959 she married Richard F. Mitchell Sr. and they enjoyed 49 years of marriage before his passing on May 12, 2009. She later married Robert Trask on Sept. 21, 2013, he passed away March 22, 2017.
She was a member of the Village Scrappers of Turner and the Red Hats. Joanne enjoyed sewing, quilting, crocheting, scrapbooking, reading, traveling and day trips with family and friends. Above all else was her love of family. Joanne’s greatest joy was spending time with her family, especially all of her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
She was predeceased by parents; husbands; infant brother, David True; infant sister; and brother, Roger True.
She is survived by daughter, Cathi Howell and husband Jef of New Harbor; sons and their wives, Richard Jr. and Joan Mitchell of Leeds, David and Carrie Mitchell of Jay, and Robert and Marcia Mitchell of Turner; grandchildren, Richard III and Stacey Mitchell, Dana and Nikki Mitchell, Tiffany and Raymond Mathon, Caryn Howell and fiance Laurin Dupré, Laura Howell, Cody Mitchell and fiancee Mariah Corbett, Cameron, Carter, Elizabeth, Kaitlyn, and Annika Mitchell, and Sophia and Billy Visconti; great-grandchildren, Moesha Harrington, Lilyana and Jonah Mathon, and Gabriel, Avery, Addalyn and Aria Mitchell; brothers, Larry True and wife Joyce of Leeds, Timothy True and wife Philippa of Hartford, and Russell True of Hebron; sisters, Nancy Timberlake of Livermore, Patricia True of Madison, and Sandra Burgess and husband Reggie of Leeds; and many nieces, nephews and cousins.
Messages of condolence may be sent to finleyfuneralhome.com.
Funeral services will be held 1 p.m., Sun., May 20 at Finley Funeral Home, 15 Church St., Livermore Falls. Visitation will be from 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. prior to the funeral service at the funeral home. Private family interment True Cemetery, Boothby Rd./Route 108, Livermore.
If desired, contributions may be made to Livermore Public Library, PO Box 620, Livermore, ME 04253.