On Saturday, February 29, 2020, age 93 of Windgap - Formerly of McKees Rocks. He was the devoted husband to the late Theresa (Pazzula); son of the late John and Helen (Klacic); brother of the late John Jr., and George (Foo); Dad to Michael, Jr. (Patty), and Janet Arnold; Dedo to Tara (Steve) Fox, Bob (Kristen) Arnold, Jodie (Fiancee Chad) Pavlovich, and Kristen (Vince) Battaglia; Great-Dedo to Sadie Arnold-Fox, Joey Arnold, Dominic Battaglia and Gianni "Gino" Battaglia. He is also survived by cousins, nieces, nephews and many, many friends.
Always with a smile, a song and a joke, Mitch loved life, family and friends and was always the life of the party. "I love the life I lead, I lead the life I love" was his motto. A very proud Navy Veteran serving in the Pacific in WWII, lifetime member of VFW Post 418, and American Legion Post 618.
He was deeply involve with the Windgap Senior Center, Windgap Civic Club, Orioles A.C. and the Kennedy Township Horseshoe Club, and served 50 years as Democratic Committeeman. Mitch was loved by all who met him, and a member of the Greatest Generation, he will be sorely missed. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Mitch's name to the VA.
Family and friends may visit THURSDAY, 5-8 PM, at McDERMOTT FUNERAL HOME, INC., 334 Forest Grove Road, Kennedy Twp., where a service will be offered Friday at 10:00 AM, followed by burial at St. Mary's Cemetery.