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Barbara J
Mitchell (Ineson)

December 10, 1940 – May 13, 2022

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Obituary for Barbara J Mitchell (Ineson)

Remembering and honoring the life of Barbara J. Mitchell

OAKVILLE – Barbara J. (Ineson) Mitchell age 81 of Oakville passed away peacefully surrounded by her family at Waterbury Hospital on Friday, May 13, 2022. She was the devoted wife of Charles Mitchell.

Barbara was born December 10, 1940 in Oakville the daughter of the late Robert and Bertha (Rahuba) Ineson. She was educated in Watertown schools and was a proud wife, mother, grandmother, and great grandmother. Barbara was an avid gardener and baker but her passion in life was her family and supporting her children as a stay at home Mom. One of Barbara’s proudest moments was winning the Bethlehem Fair’s fudge contest. Barbara and her husband enjoyed going out to eat, traveling to Lancaster, PA to see the Amish, and enjoyed live music, including the local band, The Rockin Heartbeats. Barbara lived life to the fullest, blessed by her faith, family, and friends. She will be greatly missed by all who were fortunate enough to know and love her.

Left to honor her legacy and cherish her memory, besides her husband of 61 years, she leaves behind her sister Carol, her children Mark and his partner Mariette of Thomaston, Charlie and his wife Andrea of Middlebury, Gary and his wife Sharon of Wolcott, and former daughter in law Denise. She was predeceased by her daughter, Kathleen. She and Charles were blessed with 6 grandchildren; Crystal, Rachel, Nicole, Danny and his wife Brittany, Brittney and Carlie. She also leaves 2 great granddaughters; Savannah and Harper, as well as many friends, including her longtime childhood friend Marie. The family would also like to thank Leslie from the VNA and Tony for all of their support and help the last year.

Relatives and friends may visit with the Mitchell family on Thursday afternoon from 4:00 till 6:00 pm at the O’Neill Funeral Home, 742 Main Street Oakville, CT 06779. A service of Remembrance will be conducted at 5:00 p.m. Burial will be held at the convenience of the family. Loving-kindness is always welcome, and it only takes a moment to offer a message of condolence, words of comfort, or share a memory with the family and friends of someone important to you. Please do that on the funeral home tribute page at However, if you are able, attending a service is a thoughtful, caring, and supportive thing to do.

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When Thursday, May 19th, 2022 4:00pm - 6:00pm
O'Neill Funeral Home
742 Main Street
Oakville, CT 06779
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Thursday, May 19th, 2022 5:00pm
O'Neill Funeral Home
742 Main Street
Oakville, CT 06779
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