Craig Alan Mitchell, 65, of Torrington, beloved husband of Judith A. (Starr) Mitchell, died Tuesday, May 31, 2022 at Charlotte Hungerford Hospital. He was born November 11, 1956 in Hartford, son of the late Roderick Inman and Shirley (Hedge) Mitchell and had lived in Canton prior to moving to Torrington many years ago. Mr. Mitchell was a Driver for Martell Transportation after retiring from the CT DOT. He also worked at Suburban Sanitation in Canton and Miner Lumber. He was a member of the Canton Community Baptist Church and the Collinsville Fire Department. Craig enjoyed hunting and fishing, and spending time with the family. He loved to sing with the CCBC Folk Group “Heavenbound”. He was also a talented woodworker making signs for family and friends.
In addition to his love wife of 30 years, Craig is survived by his daughter, Nicole Mitchell-Lagasse and husband Joseph Bertran (spelling?) Lagasse, Jr. of Vernon; his brothers, Steven Mitchell ofCanton and Douglas Mitchell of Winsted ; his grandchildren, Siobhan Lagasse, Trenton Lagasse, Kevin Gallagher, II, Ayla Laforge, Alyssa St. Denis and Amanda St. Denis and several nieces and nephews.
Celebration of Life will be July 16th 2022 at 11am at the Canton Community Baptist Church, 125 Dowd Ave. Canton, CT . Donations in Craig’s memory may be made to the American Cancer Society.