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Sandra Conti Mitchell

May 10, 1951 ~ April 23, 2018 (age 66)

Sandra Conti Mitchell of West Chester.

Sandra Conti Mitchell, 66, of West Chester, PA passed away Monday, April 23, 2018 at Chester County Hospital in West Chester.

Born May 10, 1951 in Bryn Mawr, PA, she was preceded in death by her mother, Jean Parkinson (nee DiFelice); father, Salvatore Conti; and step-father, Arthur Parkinson.

Sandra was a graduate of Shippensburg University where she received her Bachelor’s Degree in Elementary Education and Master’s Degree in Early Childhood Education. She also received a Master’s Degree as a Reading Specialist from West Chester University.

Her early teaching career started at the Chambersburg Area School District, followed by Glen Mills School, then the Chester County Intermediate Unit.  From 1987 to 2011, she taught 6th grade reading at Fugett Middle School.

She served for over 30 years as a board member of Human Services, Inc.

Sandra enjoyed traveling, reading, spending time at the beach, and quality time with her family, friends, and cats.

She is survived by her husband, Patrick John Mitchell of West Chester, PA; son, Scott Christopher Mitchell (Carri); daughter, Lindsay Diane Mitchell; sister, Diane Conti Welker (Larry); and many in-laws and nieces and nephews.

A Celebration of Life will be held from 1:00 - 4:00 PM on Saturday, June 16, 2018 in the Fiesta Room at the United Methodist Church of West Chester, 129. S. High St. West Chester, PA 19382.  

Interment will be private.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Human Services, Inc. at 410 Boot Rd. Downingtown, PA 19335.

Arrangements by DellaVecchia, Reilly, Smith & Boyd Funeral Home, Inc. of West Chester, PA 610-696-1181;

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