Barbara Ann Mitchell
April 8, 1937 - June 8, 2010
Memorial service for Barbara Ann Mitchell, age 73, of Hacienda Del Rio in Edgewater, who died Tuesday at home, will be 1:00 p.m. Saturday, June 12 at Settle-Wilder Funeral Home, New Smyrna Beach, with Pastor Kyle McQuillen, Edgewater Alliance Church, officiating.
Born in Lowell, Massachusetts, to Harold and Mary Coughlin Drew, Mrs. Mitchell, a homemaker, moved to this area 25 years ago from Westford, Massachusetts. She enjoyed fishing and camping, but her special joy was spending time with her grandchildren.
Mrs. Mitchell is survived by her son, William Halberstadt and his wife, Cheri of Hampton, New Hampshire; 6 grandsons, Brandon and William Halberstadt, Jr. of Hampton, Bryan McFadden of Daytona, Eric W. Hall of Oak Hill, Greggory Hall of Daytona, and Chad Spinney of Edgewater. She was preceded in death by her husband, Leo McFadden and her daughter, Cathy Spinney.
Memorial donations may be made in her honor to American Cancer Society Southeast, 1737 N. Clyde Morris Boulevard, Suite 140, Daytona Beach, Florida 32117
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