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Mitchell, Beryl J. 78, of Palm Harbor died Friday, Oct 25, 2013 after a courageous battle with cancer under the care of family and friends at Suncoast Hospice in Palm Harbor. Born May 27th 1935 in Richmond, NY she was the daughter of Warren F. and Katherine Machol Smith and was preceded in death by beloved husband, Donald Mitchell.

Beryl moved to the Palm Harbor area from Schenectady NY in 1990 and served as a counselor on the Green Team at Suncoast Hospice. She was a member of the Eastern Star and an active member of Palm Harbor United Methodist Church where she was a leader of Stephen's Ministry, church volunteer, member of the Courageous Sisters, choir member and member of JuBELLation bell choir.

Survived by sons Curt Canfield of Davenport, IA, Chris Canfield of Silver Springs, NV and Scott Mitchell of Schenectady, NY; daughters Kathleen Mitchell of Schenectady, NY and Susan (Brian) Hesler of Valatie, NY; grandchildren Timothy Mitchell, Douglas (Courtney) Shepherd, Samantha Hesler, David Canfield, Nathaniel Canfield and Jonathan Hesler. Also survived by a brother Marshall Smith of Tarpon Springs, FL; Beryl is also survived by nieces, nephews, cousins and many loving friends. A celebration of life service will be 4pm Sunday Nov. 3rd at Palm Harbor United Methodist Church. In Lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to the Palm Harbor United Methodist Church JuBELLation Choir.