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Eric Frederick Mitchell

MacCoubrey Funeral Home
30 King St. E., Cobourg
Saturday, January 15th, 2022 3:30 pm

Saturday, January 15, 2021

3:30 PM

Limited capacity

Live stream available

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Eric Frederick Mitchell

August 26, 1936 - January 8, 2022

It is with heavy hearts we announce the passing of Eric Frederick Mitchell on January 8, 2022 in his 85th year.
Loving father to Terry (Kim), Deborah (Jim), Douglas, Lynda (Gary), Philip (Natasha), Christina (Joe), Natalie (James), and Sean (Courtenay)
He was a proud grandfather to 13 grandchildren and 2 great grandchildren.
Dear brother to Ronald Mitchell (predeceased Rosita) and predeceased Donald Mitchell (Mildred)
He will be dearly missed by extended family members and friends.
Special thanks to Regency LTC for their kindness and care. With this and dad’s social attributes he quickly settled in and called it home.
Due to Covid restrictions, a small service will be held Saturday, January, 15th at 3:30 PM at MacCoubrey Funeral Home, 30 King Street E., Cobourg, ON. K9A 1K7. A Livestream will also be available. Limited seating - RSVP on website below
Early spring Eric’s ashes will be laid to rest alongside his mother and father at Fairview Cemetery in Grafton.
As an expression of sympathy donations to a charity of your choice would be appreciated.

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Barb Smith - January 15, 2022

Rest in peace Eric. Condolences to family.

Wanda Dunk - January 14, 2022

Sorry about your loss of your father, grandfather. Eric was always on your minds. He was loving man to be friends with he was an great man. He will be miss. Love by Ernie& Wanda & Brittany& Brayden.

Sandra Boland - January 14, 2022

So sorry to hear of Eric's passing. Many fond memories of baseball games and Legion functions. He will be missed by many!

Doug and Donna Smith - January 13, 2022

Our sincerest sympathy to all of Eric’s family and friends. May he Rest In Peace. Sincerely Doug and Donna

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Gail and Dave Price - January 13, 2022

Our deepest condolences go out to all of you. We are so sad to hear of Uncle Eric's passing. His kind heart and great sense of humour will be truly missed. We will always cherish the good times we enjoyed and happy memories we have of Uncle Eric. Our thoughts are with all of you at this difficult time. Sending love and hugs to all

Cindy Mcelrea - January 12, 2022

Condolences to the family and loved ones of Eric, may he Rest In Peace. He loved social times and fun gatherings with his family, hockey teams or ball…darts, you name it he would be there. His children were his life. He left many memories and will be missed.

Thomasin Element - January 12, 2022

I have so many memories of Eric from when I was growing up. He demonstrated that it takes a village to raise a kid and I'll always remember him driving a whole crew of us all the way to Peterborough every day so we could go to hockey camp or having us all over during March break to play hockey on the lake. I always felt at home at his place. He will be missed!

Ted Van Velzen, Tammie, Thaddeus, Kyla-Marie - January 12, 2022

From Hockey, Baseball, and relaxing at the lake with friends and Families. Eric was straight up as genuine as one could get. Our thoughts and prayers go out to all the family. Eric will be missed very much..

Jeannie McCrory - January 11, 2022

My condolences to all the Mitchell family. Eric was a friend , and nieghbor.

Cheryl and Jim Kenney - January 11, 2022

Deepest condolences to all the family. Eric was a great man. He will be greatly missed. I will especially remember all the good times we had playing ball and the social time after. May you remember the good times and memories.

Lavinia Inbar - January 11, 2022

Please accept my condolences. I have such good memories of Eric and know how he'll be missed.

Tom and Janice Chapman - January 11, 2022

Our deepest condolences to the family We have many fond memories of Eric Sad to hear this news

Melissa Lilje (nee Boreham) - January 11, 2022

Our deepest condolences go out to Eric's family! I was very saddened to hear he had passed away! You are all in our thoughts and prayers! John & Melissa Lilje

Jocelyn Westlake - January 11, 2022

I met Eric while playing hockey with Nathalie. It didn't take long before I was spending most weekends with the two of them and basically became apart of the family. Eric had such a big heart that he just took me in and treated me like his own, feeding me, teasing and when needed giving me a stern talk. He was such a generous and happy man, and always had jokes up his sleeve! I will miss him dearly! I offer my deepest condolences to Nathalie,Christina and the rest of his family! May his memories stay near to your heart and help comfort you all during your time of healing.

Nancy and Don Gauthier - January 11, 2022

Our deepest condolences to Eric's family. Eric introduced me to the hockey "fraternity' in and around Colborne and as a result, friends, I may never have met. His devotion to hockey was his passion. R.I.P. Eric. You will be missed!

Jackie Westrik - January 11, 2022

I’m so sorry for your loss. Losing a parent and grandparent sure isn’t easy. Sending a big hug and prayers.

LeeAnn Jones - January 11, 2022

Heartfelt condolences to all the Mitchell family. I have many fond memories of Eric over the years. He was always so kind. He listened attentively and every now again offered up some fatherly advice. I know he will be greatly missed by all who loved him.

Catherine Edison - January 11, 2022

Sincere condolences Christina, Natalie, Sean and all of Eric's family. Have known the humour of this kind man for many years.

Cindy Greer - January 11, 2022

In my thoughts and prayers... Rest in Peace Eric

darlene mitchell - January 10, 2022

I have so many wonderful memories of Uncle Eric going back as far as watching him race at the Brighton Speedway. He loved his Ford's and he and Dad always joked about it. He was so full of life with his laughter and kindness and he leaves many behind with heavy hearts. I will miss him greatly and I send my sincere condolences to all of his family. Rest in peace, Uncle Eric. Love always, Darlene

Rick and Sherry Mitchell - January 10, 2022

Condolences to the whole family on your loss. He was always well known for his sense of humor and kindness to others. He always made you feel welcome and had a way of making you laugh at any situation. Uncle Eric will be remembered by us all. RIP

Jaime - January 10, 2022

Christina, my condolences to you and your family during these hard times. I'm sorry for your loss.

Jason and Katie Bremner - January 10, 2022

It was so sad to hear of uncle Eric’s passing. I have wonderful memories of growing up next door, and for the countless hours spent in his truck when he would take us to and from different rinks. He always looked out for everyone and was such a kind heart. Rest In Peace ❤️

Crystal Beaudry - January 10, 2022

So sorry for your loss Debbie and families. Uncle Eric had a kind heart and always a story to tell of family history. ❤

Dale and Moe - January 10, 2022

Rest In Peace dear Eric! You were the best neighbour for 30+ years and Dale, I and the kids will cherish our memories and moments always! Love and condolences to all.

Mary Mouse Checkley Ainsworth - January 10, 2022

Natalie and families, please accept my condolences on the loss of your beloved father. He was a nice kind man. I will always remember the Xmas hayride.

Janice knight - January 10, 2022

It was with heavy heart to hear the news of Eric's passing our condolences go out to the family may he be in a happier place of calm now Much love John,Kim Muir and family,Bill Knight and Mark,Janice Knight and family