Jeanne Mitchell

Obituary of Jeanne Louise Mitchell

Jeanne Louise Mitchell, a resident of Wappingers Falls, entered into rest Tuesday, March 23, 2021 at Vassar Brothers Medical Center in Poughkeepsie. She was 72. Daughter of the late John R. and Gertrude C. Heady Conklin, she was born May 19, 1948 in Peekskill. Prior to her retirement, Jeanne worked for the Wappingers Central School District as a custodian. She loved racing and was known to be at Orange County Speedway every Saturday night. She loved animals, especially her dogs. Jeanne enjoyed listening to music and reading. She was American Indian and was proud of her heritage. Jeanne loved traveling the country with her sister, Casey. She will be remembered for her care and compassion. She would do anything for anyone. Survivors include her sons, Donald Mitchell and his girlfriend, Bonnie Bennett of Wappingers Falls and Craig Mitchell and his wife, Jasmine of Poughkeepsie; her siblings, John Conklin, Keith Conklin, Casey Conklin, Bruce Conklin, Laura Conklin and Kristine Conklin; her three grandchildren, Donald Jayson Mitchell, Brandon C. Scott and Amelia Darla Mitchell; as well as numerous nieces and nephews. Family will receive their friends on Sunday, March 28, 2021 from 2 to 6 p.m. at Straub, Catalano & Halvey Funeral Home, 55 East Main Street, Wappingers Falls, NY 12590. In compliance with NYS guidelines, wearing masks and social distancing are required and capacity is limited. Attendees should be prepared for a possible waiting period. Memorial donations may be made to the Dutchess County SPCA, 636 Violet Avenue, Hyde Park, NY 12538 or For directions or to send a personal condolence, please visit
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2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Sunday, March 28, 2021
Straub, Catalano & Halvey Funeral Home
55 East Main Street
Wappingers Falls, New York, United States
(845) 297-2610
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