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Obituary for Madeline T. Mitchell
Madeline T. Mitchell of Pottsville, passed away surrounded by loved ones at Lehigh Valley Hospital – Cedar Crest on Thursday January 8, 2009. Born in Girardville, Madeline was the daughter of the late Henry and Carmella (Spaniel) Thomas. She celebrated her 86th birthday December 21st, 2008. She was the loving mother of three children and the wife of George Mitchell, of Pottsville and would have celebrated their 40th wedding anniversary in April of 2009. Madeline is survived by her husband George, sister Mary Homka of Frackville, sons John Labenberg and his wife Debra (Wimmer) of Catasauqua and Robert Labenberg and his wife Toni of Pueblo, CO., son-in-law Peter Sinkowski of Northampton, 7 grandchildren, 5 great-grandchildren and nieces and nephews. She is predeceased by a brother, Daniel Thomas and her daughter Linda (Labenberg) Sinkowski. Private services will be held at the convenience of the family. Brubaker Funeral Home, Inc. of Catasauqua is in charge of the arrangements.