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Laureen Ann Mitchell (nee Wood) tragically passed away around 3:00 pm Thursday July 28th near, Grafton, Ontario. Laureen is survived by her loving husband of 27 years and best friend John Roy Mitchell, daughters Olivia (Nick) and Tiana; her brothers John Wood of Grafton and Robert (Danielle) of Anchorage Alaska and sister Elizabeth (Steve) of Montreal; mother-in-law Geraldine Mitchell and sister-in law Susan (Dan) and Sharon. She is also survived by her niece Saoirse Jordan-Wood, and nephews Evan Wood, James (Nayeli), Kevin, Kyle and Michael. Laureen was predeceased by her parents Verden and Christine Wood and sister Mary Kay.
Laureen practiced as a Social Worker for over 30 years, received her MSW in 2009 and since 2018 has been in partnership with her friend Sarah-Michelle Ogden at Transitions Counselling, Campbellford. Laureen’s interests included gardening, cross-stitch and scrapbooking and will be remembered for her passion, kindness and love of animals, especially her dogs and cats.
The family will receive friends at the Weaver Life Centre Campbellford, 77 Second Street, Campbellford on Wednesday, August 3, 2022 from 2-4 pm and 7-9 pm. Funeral Mass will be held at St. Mary's Catholic Church, 103 Lyle St S, Grafton, Ontario on Thursday, August 4, 2022 at 11 am. Interment at St. Mary's Cemetery, Grafton. The family would like to thank the emergency response team for the care given. If desired friends and family may make memorial contributions to The Haliburton, Kawartha, Pine Ridge Canadian Mental Health Association. https://cmhahkpr.ca/
I just found out about Laureen’s sudden passing from our joint friend Cindy whom Laureen went to school with. I met Laureen a few times at Cindy’s in Toronto and had quite a few happy conversations about her life and family. I am sending my deepest condolences to John and their 2 daughters during such a tragic loss. There are no words to help comfort your loss, Just the raw pain moving about in different stages that will guide you towards all your loving memories of a beloved Wife and Mother. 💜❤️😘
I'm so sorry to hear this tragic news...please accept our sincere condolences 🙏 our thoughts and prayers are with you,,Rosemary and Jamie Taylor
John, very sorry to hear your sister passed away
Sincere condolences to Elizabeth, John, Bob and the Mitchell family. Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time. Laurie was such a loving and caring person. She will be missed by many. May your strong faith keep you strong. Cherish your memories. Hugs to everyone.
Sincere condolences Elizabeth, John, Bob on the loss of your sister Laurie. Living across the road on Thornlea we shared many memories. So very sad for everyone.
So very sorry to hear about Laurie's passing . I remember her from the time she was very young and always with a smile. My sincere condolences Elizabeth, John and Bob and the Mitchell Family. She will be missed by so many.
My deepest sympathy to John Bob and Elizabeth. It's very tragic losing someone you love so unexpectedly. I can always remember Laurie being happy and having a smile! Thought and prayers.
So sorry to hear of Laurie's passing. When I saw her picture, memories of late bus ride chats, shared classes and most of all her laugh, instantly came to mind. Condolences to Elizabeth, John, and the whole family.
My sincere condolences to Elizabeth, John and Bob in the tragic passing of your beloved sister Laurie. I know the strong family bond you all share and her passing will leave a huge void. I hope your many memories of shared experiences and family bonds will help you as you move forward. My prayers are with each of you. God Bless!
Many years of knowing this family, my sincere condolences.
Dear John and family: My sincerest condolences to you and entire family for the passing of Laurie. Many fond memories from back in the day, as you know. Again, so very sorry.
Sincere condolences to all of you in this tragic loss. Heartfelt sympathy to Laurie's husband and daughters and to Elizabeth, John and Bob. You are all in our thoughts. Former neighbour's from many years ago, Rick and Cathie Edison
Sorry for you loss John & Bob and family it's never easy losing a love one RIP .