In memory of
Arthur H. Mitchell Poughkeepsie - Arthur Howard Mitchell passed away on February 9, 2017. Born March 9, 1934 in New York City to Rose and Jack Mitchell, he was 82 years old. Arthur graduated from Forest Hills High School in 1952 and was awarded two degrees from Temple University: a BS in Education and a BFA from the Tyler School of Art. Arthur married and settled in Poughkeepsie, New York where he lived the remainder of his life. From 1957 to 1990, he was an art teacher in the Beacon school system. He served in the Army as a medical specialist in Okinawa. Arthur is survived by his beloved wife of over sixty years, Joan Mitchell, their children Grant and Meridith, and grandchildren Michael, Alexandra, and Jessica. A memorial service celebrating his life will be held on Sunday, February 12, 2017 at 3:00pm at the Wm. G. Miller & Son Funeral Home, Inc., 371 Hooker Avenue, Poughkeepsie, NY 12603. Burial will immediately follow in the Hebrew Benevolent Cemetery, 1239 Dutchess Turnpike, Poughkeepsie, NY 12603. If you wish to send an online condolence please visit our website at www.wmgmillerfuneralhome.com
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