Edward B. Mitchell, 85

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MASHPEE/NAPLES, FL - Edward B. "Ted" Mitchell, 85, of Mashpee, MA. and Naples, FL. passed away on Oct. 10, 2015 at the Cape Cod Hospital in Hyannis. He was the husband of Frances (Calia) Fabbricotti Mitchell and the late Dorothea M. (Carey) Mitchell who died in 1978.

Mr. Mitchell owned and operated Milly Mitchell's Restaurant in Mendon along with his family for many years before his retirement in 1985.

Ted was born July 18, 1930 in Milford the son of the late Edward L. and Mildred M."Milly" (Prescott) Mitchell. He was a graduate of Milford High School, Class of 1948 and attended Babson Institute in Wellesley. Ted had been a resident of Bellingham and Mendon.

Ted was a devoted husband and father and was a gentle man who truly enjoyed and loved his combined family.

In addition to his wife Frances of 35 years, he is survived by his son Edward C. "Teddy" Mitchell of Dania, FL, his daughter, Dorothea M. "Dottie" Scott of Hopkinton., two step-daughters, Roberta F. Mitchell of Naples, FL and Lisa M. Drake and her husband William of Centerville, MA, two step sons, Joseph M. Fabbricotti and his wife Holly of Mendon, Carl C. Fabbricotti of Bellingham, one sister, Barbara Scilipoti of Marlboro, 7 grandchildren; Edward J. Mitchell, Robert E. Scott and his wife Melissa, Stacey R. Scott, Alisha Claffey and her husband Michael, , Emily Fabbricotti, Christopher Drake, Leland Drake, 3 great-grandchildren; Robert M. Scott, Payton L. Mitchell, Lexi R. Scott and several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his daughter, Millie M. Oloffson who died in 1997.

Visiting hours will be held Sat. Oct. 17, 2015 from 10-12 noon in the BUMA SARGEANT FUNERAL HOME,42 Congress St. Milford followed by a funeral service in the funeral home at 12 noon.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Mashpee Senior Center/Council on Aging, 26 Frank E. Hicks Drive, Mashpee, MA 02649.