Maryann H. Mitchell, age 82, died with peace, dignity and an abundance of love and care at Sussman House in Rockport Jan. 22, 2018, from colon cancer.

She is loved and survived by her husband of 60 years, Archie E. Mitchell, of Union; daughters and sons-in-law Diane and Robert Purkey of Camden, Morgan Mitchell and Bert Forster of Liberty, Margaret Mitchell and Joe Linde of Manasquan, N.J.; grandchildren Connor, Stephen, Ian, Mary, Mitchell, Thomas, Peter; and great-granddaughter Iris; along with very special friends, Kathy Blake, Betty Hittmeier, Darlene Starrett and Chris Sutton.

The family wishes to give heartfelt thanks and will be forever grateful to all the staff at Sussman House. Their care, kindness, love and respect for life and death will be remembered by all of us … thank you.

Maryann requested no funeral or memorial service, rather her family and friends remember her alive, healthy and productive.

Arrangements are with Burpee, Carpenter & Hutchins Funeral Home, Rockland. To share a memory or condolence with the Mitchell family, visit their Book of Memories at bchfh.com.