Reuben Mitchell

Reuben Mitchell, 76, a 56 year resident of Dorchester, died on December 26, 2010 after a lengthy illness.

Born in Arkansas, Reuben was a graduate of Langston High School in Hot Springs, Arkansas. He entered the US Air Force and received an honorable discharge after four years of service.

Reuben then became a meat cutter for North American Packing Co., and later joined the Commonwealth of Massachusetts Correctional Department. He retired from the Nashua St. Jail as Captain of Transportation.

Reuben was a member of the MW Hiram Grand Lodge, Masons, 3rd Degree.

Beloved husband of Mary F. (Green). Father of Renita M. Swann of Jacksonville, NC. Grandfather of Unique M and Brandy J. Swann. Great-grandfather of Karleigh J. Swann. Brother of the late Earl Mitchell.

A Masonic Funeral Service will be held in the Dolan Funeral Home, 1140 Washington St. DORCHESTER LOWER MILLS, Tuesday, Jan. 4 at 11:00AM. A visiting hour will be held one hour prior to the service, 10-11AM on Tuesday. Interment Knollwood Memorial Park, Canton.

In lieu of flowers, donations in Reuben’s memory may be made to the American Cancer Society, 30 Speen St., Framingham, MA 01701.