Age: 24, credited to Burlington, VTVITALS
Birth: 07/03/1843, VermontADDITIONAL INFORMATION
Alias?: None notedDESCENDANTS
Mount Calvary Cemetery, St. Albans, VT
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Death of Prosper Mitchell
Prosper Mitchell, aged 68 years, of Lake St., died while in the Holy Angels church Thursday afternoon a little before 5:30 o'clock. Mr. Mitchell was a well known business man in this city having been in the shoe business here for about 41 years. Thursday afternoon he left his place of business as usual and stopped in at the church which is on the way between his home and store. A little after 5:30 a woman who had entered the church saw Mr. Mitchell in the aisle of the church on the floor and called the attention of the Rev. L.R. Derochers to the fact. He summoned Dr. J. G. Perault and on examination, it was found that Mr. Mitchell was dead and Dr. Arthur Morton, the city health officer, was summoned. The man's death was attributed to heart failure. His wife died about two weeks ago, the funeral having been held October 18. Mr. Mitchell, who served in Company F, 2nd Vt. Vols., in the Civil War, was a member of A.R. Hurlbut Post, No. 60, G.A.R. He is survived by seven children, Sister Marie, of Cherubins, and Hermine, of Montreal, Mrs. F. DeMers, Laura and Lillie Mitchell of this city, and two sons, Prosper Mitchell Jr. and Joseph Mitchell of this city.
Funeral of Prosper Mitchell
The funeral of Prosper Mitchell, of Lake st., who died while in the Holy Angels church Thursday afternoon about 5:30 o'clock, was held at the church Saturday at 9 o'clock, the Rev. L.R. Desrochers, assisted by the Rev. Robert Devoy, officiating. The Rev. D.J. O'Sullivan, pastor of St. Mary's church, delivered the sermon. The bearers were N.L. Skinner, and Henry and John A. Jarvis from A.R. Hurlbut Post No. 60, G.A.R., and Adolphus Hebert, Louis Mossey, and Edmund Duschenes, and the burial was in Mount Calvary Cemetery. A large delegation from Hurlbut post, of which Mr. Mitchell was a member, attended the funeral.
St. Albans Daily Messenger, Nov. 9, 1911
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.