WILLSBORO -- Aileen Harriet Mitchell, 75, of Willsboro, N.Y., died at her home Tuesday, Nov. 1, 2005.
She was born in Willsboro May 15, 1930, the daughter of Leroy and Isabelle (Betters) Drinkwine.
Mrs. Mitchell, after 33 years working, retired in 1990 from the Horace Nye Nursing Home. She was a former member of the Saturday night Mixed Bowling League in Willsboro.
In 1947, she married Sam Mitchell. They raised six children of their own and a niece and a nephew, Cathy and William Drinkwine. Sam predeceased her in 1996.
She was also predeceased by her parents; and two brothers, Bruce and Franklin Drinkwine.
Aileen is survived by her children and their spouses, Wayne and Geraldine Mitchell of Lake Placid, Jane and Frank Bashaw of Willsboro, Wendy and Alan Aubin of Elizabethtown, George Mitchell of Ludowici, Ga., Greg and Gael Mitchell of Willsboro and Stacey and Sally Mitchell of Port Kent. She is also survived by grandchildren, Tammy Bashaw, Sam Crowningshield, Pam Bashaw, Darrin Mitchell, Megan DiMartino, Christina Vradenburg, Rebecca Mitchell, Wayne Mitchell Jr., Kyle Mitchell, Scott Mitchell, Chris McCray, Rodney McCray, Jamie Duso and Rick Low; and several great-grandchildren. She is also survived by a brother and his wife, Alan and Rose Drinkwine of Harkness; a sister and her husband Phyllis and Ellis McCray of Willsboro; and many nieces and nephews.
There are no scheduled calling hours. A funeral service will be held Friday, Nov. 4, at 11 a.m. at the Huestis Funeral Home in Willsboro with the Rev. David Smith officiating. Burial will follow in Memorial Cemetery, Lakeshore Road, Willsboro.
In lieu of flowers donations in her memory may be made to the Willsboro-Reber Rescue Squad.